The son of the Sheryl Leach, the woman who created the children’s favorite ‘Barney the Dinosaur’ has been arrested for shooting a man in the chest in Malibu.
TheAcorn.com reports that 27-year old Patrick Leach was picked up by cops in Agoura Hills, CA for allegedly shooting the 49-year old Eric Shanks on January 9.
Cops claim they have found evidence linking Patrick to the crime, but they are trying to find out the motive behind the shooting. The victim was treated at UCLA and is expected to recover.
Reports from Metro.us say that Leach tried to escape after the shooting in his SUV, but was tracked down and arrested. He was booked for attempted murder and released the same day after posting a $1 million bail.