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Man shot woman after mistaking her mowhawk for a bird

by | 28th, March 2012

DERRILL Rockwell shot the woman because he thought her mohawk haircut was a bird.

It was 5am on October 5, 2011, when Rockwell claims he saw the ‘bird’. He picked up his .22-calibre rifle and left this home near Orchard Mesa Cemetery.

The ‘bird’ was sat on a hill. It was about 90 feeet away. Rockwell took aim and fired.

He heard moaning. He approached the figure, which turned out to be a 23-year-old woman. She saw her large red mohawk. He saw the a gunshot wound to the head.

To court, then, where Rockwell, 49, is sentenced five years probation after pleading

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