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No Attempted Murder Charge Against MacDuff

A Grass Valley man who was arrested last Friday on evasion and attempted murder charges will not be prosecuted for attempted murder, regarding a shooting incident that happened about a month ago. Nevada County District Attorney Cliff Newell says 27-year-old Douglas MacDuff has been arraigned on charges of reckless evading, being a felon in possession of a firearm…

click to listen to Cliff Newell

Newell says the incident, in early January, was also captured on video. MacDuff had crashed his vehicle into a hillside on Sweetland Road…

click to listen to Cliff Newell

But Newell says a conviction on the current charges would mean a maximum sentence of three years and eight months in prison for MacDuff. What sparked the shooting incident is not known at this time.

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