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No bail for Half Moon Bay accused shooter, DA considers death penalty

Original post made on Jan 27, 2023

The 66-year-old man accused of gunning down seven people and critically injuring one other at two mushroom farms earlier this week made his initial court appearance Wednesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 4:52 PM

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Posted by Chip
a resident of JLS Middle School
on Jan 27, 2023 at 6:12 am

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I thought death was no longer allowed in CA? Zhao already suggested that he has mental problems, so his attorney will doubtless use this for some kind of plea. Wagstaffe is grandstanding.

Posted by Jennifer
a resident of another community
on Jan 28, 2023 at 5:42 pm

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There is a moratorium on the death penalty in CA, but that doesn't mean that a prosecutor can't seek the death penalty. Anyone who commits a mass murder deserves the death penalty. Wagstaffe is doing his job as a prosecutor.

Posted by Online Name
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Jan 28, 2023 at 5:48 pm

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He wouldn't be a "flight risk" if you kept him and others in jail.

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