Antonovich Motion Also Calls For Tougher
Sentencing Laws to Punish Freeway Shooters
Los Angeles – In the wake of the car-to-car freeway shooting on Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley on May 2, 2005, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that his motion proposing a $10,000 reward for information leading to the shooter and calling for mandatory life sentences for those convicted of freeway shootings has been unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors will ask U.S. Congressman McKeon and Senators Feinstein and Boxer to expedite the introduction of legislation that would impose life imprisonment without parole for convicted freeway shooters.
“We are working with state and federal officials to create a specific crime that imposes a life sentence for perpetrators,” said Supervisor Antonovich. “We are also asking the public to step forward with any information about suspects so they can be brought to justice.”