BANNING (CNS) - A parolee accused of fatally shooting a 43-year-old Hemet man during a confrontation possibly stemming from conflict over a mutual love interest was charged Friday, Jan. 8 with murder and other offenses.
Samuel James Wright, 42, of Hemet was arrested Tuesday following a weeklong investigation into the death of the victim, identified in court documents only as ``F.R.''
Along with the murder count, Wright is charged with witness intimidation, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, as well as sentence-enhancing gun and great bodily injury allegations.
Wright was being held without bail at the Byrd Detention Center and slated to make his initial court appearance Monday at the Banning Justice Center.
According to Hemet police Lt. Nathan Miller, the attack happen