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(Neb)-Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity Verdict In Kimball Shooting

By: John Axtell Posted at: 11/24/2019 12:30 AM
KIMBALL - A Kimball woman charged with with Attempted 1st-Degree Murder for shooting her mother in the head with a CO2-power BB gun at a KImball motel a year has been found Not Guilty by reason of insanity.

      District Judge Derek Weimer concluded after a bench trial 38-year old Shirrin Sharipour is a threat to herself and others, and ordered her committed to the Lincoln Regional Center.

      She will undergo a 90-day evaluation that will be used to develop an individualized treatment plan dealing with her specific mental, physical, and personal issues.

     Sharifpour's mother told police they were in a Kimball motel room together when her daughter came up behind her and shot her in the back of the head twice and then once in the eye.

      Sharifpour told investigators she had been planning to shoot her mother for a few weeks, purchasing the gun online because she'd been told it was "a powerful one" and "good as a real handgun."

       She said she'd loaded the gun that morning, hid it under the bed in the motel room, and shot her mother in the afternoon after thinking about it since lunch time

      She explained that she "just lost it or something, went crazy" and couldn't see her future with her mother. After the shooting, Sharifpour went to a nearby Kimball city park and hid the gun in a culvert. She later led officers to the weapon.


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