|For Immediate Release
Case # TBA June 25, 2013
|Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
MAN CHARGED WITH MURDERING NEIGHBOR BY SHOOTING HIM IN FACE
WESTMINSTER – A man has been charged with murdering his neighbor by shooting him in the face. Robert Joseph Price, 52, Garden Grove, is charged with one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal discharge of a firearm causing death. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 50 years to life in state prison. Price is being held on $1 million bail and is expected to be arraigned today, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at the West Justice Center, Westminster. The Department is to be determined.
At the time of the crime, Price is accused of being a neighbor to 53-year-old Glen Berry and having an ongoing dispute with the victim.
At approximately 1:00 a.m. on June 21, 2013, Price is accused of making noise and lighting fireworks in his backyard, which shares a back fence with the victim’s home. Berry walked to the defendant’s home and knocked on the security screen on the defendant’s door. Price is accused of opening the front door and shooting the unarmed victim in the face through the closed security screen door.
The Garden Grove Police Department responded to the scene and investigated this case. The investigation is ongoing.
Senior Deputy District Attorney Cynthia Herrera of the Homicide Unit is prosecuting this case.