WOMAN SHOOTS EX-BOYFRIEND.Byline: Bhavna Mistry Daily News Staff Writer
A 38-year-old woman shot and wounded her estranged es·trange
tr.v. es·tranged, es·trang·ing, es·trang·es
1. To make hostile, unsympathetic, or indifferent; alienate.
2. To remove from an accustomed place or set of associations. boyfriend - who was wanted on a 1995 warrant for spousal spou·sal
1. Of or relating to marriage; nuptial.
2. Of or relating to a spouse.
Marriage; nuptials. Often used in the plural. abuse against her - after he tried to get into her home, deputies said.
Juanita Lane, 38, was arrested and held overnight on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon Assault with a Deadly Weapon is the term used to describe the act of threatening to harm one or more people by using a weapon (usually a firearm). Here, assault must be differentiated from battery as they are often confused. Assault is threatening to use force. , but was due to be released after the Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. County District Attorney's Office decided Wednesday against filing charges.
``The case was rejected by the DA in interest of justice,'' said Deputy Paul Ullman. ``It looks very possibly like it was a case of self-defense. We have to present the case to the DA and let them make the decision. They did as we expected.''
Jeffrey Standish, 40, wounded in both legs, was transported to Lancaster Community Hospital This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. and later transferred to High Desert Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition Wednesday. He was expected to be jailed on the abuse warrant once released from the hospital.
Sheriff's deputies said they had gone to Lane's home about 7:10 p.m. Tuesday on a family disturbance call, and found Lane and Standish arguing. After talking with deputies, Standish agreed to leave, Ullman said.
Once deputies left the isolated location, and drove to a spot where their patrol car's computer was able to communicate, a computer search showed Standish was wanted on a spousal abuse warrant issued July 27, 1995, related to an earlier incident with Lane.
``Deputies then went back to the location and attempted to find Standish but he could not be located,'' Ullman said.
Advising Lane to either leave her home or lock herself in, deputies left again about 7:45 p.m.
Some 20 minutes later, Standish returned and demanded entry, deputies said. He banged on the door and attempted to kick it in, then climbed onto a balcony Balcony (from Italian balcone, scaffold; cf. High German balcho, beam, balk; probably cognate with Persian term بالكانه bālkāneh or its older variant , Ullman said.
Lane came out onto the balcony with a shotgun shotgun: see small arms.
Smoothbore shoulder firearm designed to fire a number of pellets, or shot, that cover a large target area after they leave the muzzle. It is used mainly against small game such as birds. and warned Standish not to approach, Ullman said. When he continued toward her, she fired one shot, which hit him in both legs.