Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsRachelle Shelly Shannon
IN THE NEWS

Rachelle Shelly Shannon

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
April 27, 1994 | From Associated Press
Comparing herself to Jesus and insisting that she had not done anything wrong, a woman who admitted shooting an abortion doctor outside his clinic was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 11 years in prison. Rachelle Shannon was convicted March 25 of attempted first-degree murder in the attack on Dr. George Tiller, whose Women's Health Care Services clinic has long been a target of anti-abortion activities. Tiller was shot in both arms as he left his clinic Aug. 19.
ARTICLES BY DATE
NEWS
April 27, 1994 | From Associated Press
Comparing herself to Jesus and insisting that she had not done anything wrong, a woman who admitted shooting an abortion doctor outside his clinic was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 11 years in prison. Rachelle Shannon was convicted March 25 of attempted first-degree murder in the attack on Dr. George Tiller, whose Women's Health Care Services clinic has long been a target of anti-abortion activities. Tiller was shot in both arms as he left his clinic Aug. 19.
Advertisement
NEWS
April 18, 1994 | JAMES RISEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rachelle Renee Shannon, a quiet, disheveled housewife from rural Oregon charged with shooting a doctor as he drove away from his Wichita abortion clinic last August, could hardly have made her attorney's job any harder. Within hours of the shooting, Shannon was arrested, had confessed to police and had written a jailhouse letter to her daughter detailing her crime. As she was led away by police in the early morning hours, she turned to the waiting media and asked, on camera: "Did I get him?"
NEWS
April 18, 1994 | JAMES RISEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rachelle Renee Shannon, a quiet, disheveled housewife from rural Oregon charged with shooting a doctor as he drove away from his Wichita abortion clinic last August, could hardly have made her attorney's job any harder. Within hours of the shooting, Shannon was arrested, had confessed to police and had written a jailhouse letter to her daughter detailing her crime. As she was led away by police in the early morning hours, she turned to the waiting media and asked, on camera: "Did I get him?"
Los Angeles Times Articles
|