Jury awards $41K to homeless victim of frat shootingA jury awarded $41,421.06 in damages to a homeless man who was shot by an Oregon State University fraternity member in 2006. Dennis Sanderson, who since has found lodging, will receive $6,421.06 for his medical expenses and $35,000 for non-economic damages.
The jury found that the Association of Alpha Beta Chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho of OSU and former fraternity member Joshua Grimes, who shot Sanderson, were the ones responsible for the damages.
On Oct. 14, 2006, Sanderson was in the alley behind the AGR house, looking for cans in a trash container. Grimes, now 22, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon for shooting Sanderson with a .22 caliber rifle.
Read the Corvallis News Gazette report here. Ans see previous post here.