A person accused of a violent crime can legitimately claim that the violence was necessary for self-defense. A legitimate self-defense claim legally justifies an acquittal.
Yuka Nagaya, a resident of San Bruno, has recently filed a case of abuse and criminal assault against her husband Yoshiaki Nagaya, which she had been tolerating for 18 months. Nagaya, 32, San Francisco Vice Consul, has been charged with 14 domestic violence and 3 assault cases.
The victim who was killed during the double shooting that took place on June 22, 2012 in San Francisco was recently identified. The Medical Examiner's Office identified the man as Tony Harper, 27 years old. Tony, a resident of San Francisco, was shot dead along with another man, in the 100 block of Salinas Avenue.
A man in the Tenderloin became a victim himself, after he tried to break up a fight in a liquor store. The perpetrators, who were taunting the first man with anti-gay slurs, beat the victim up after he called the police. The victim, Leo Volobrynsky, 30, hails from Odessa in the Ukraine but is a resident of San Francisco. After the assault, he has gone through 14 stitches and is missing a tooth.