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Yakima Criminal Defense Attorney | “Safeway Shooter”


The Yakima Herald conducted an interview with attorney John Crowley regarding the release of Anastacio Lepe from Yakima County jail. He was portrayed as the “Safeway Shooter” in the media prior to his surrender through The Crowley Law Firm. This article which ran today (6-12-2012) is a more balanced reporting of the facts of the case.

Click the picture of the article to read the paper’s story.


Attorney John Crowley arranged for the surrender of Anastacio Lepe “Safeway Shooter” last Friday into Saturday morning with the United States Marshall and Yakima County Violent Crimes Task Force. Lepe who had gone to the Safeway parking lot to retrieve a lost cellphone claimed he was acting in self-defense. He will be released later today in Yakima County. John Crowley will answer questions at the courthouse. Watch here.

News stories prior to Lepe’s arrest.

Yakima Police looking for Safeway Shooter; Safeway shooting victim in surgery.