Gunshot victim sues gangsters, casino
Aug 16, 2013 / 3:55 pm
A woman left paralyzed during the shooting that left gangster Jonathan Bacon dead outside the Delta Grand Hotel has filed a civil lawsuit in Kelowna Supreme Court.
Castanet has learned Leah Hadden-Watts filed the suit Wednesday, exactly two years to the day after a hail of bullets riddled the white SUV she and four other people, including Bacon, occupied.
Hadden-Watts has filed suit against the three men arrested and charged in the shooting, Michael Jones, Jujhar Khun Khun and Jason McBride along with Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd (owners of Lake City Casino) and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (owners of the Delta Grand Hotel).
According to several media reports following the shooting Hadden-Watts, 21 at the time, was shot in the neck and left a quadriplegic.
Hells Angel Larry Amero and Independent Soldier James Riach were also injured in the shooting along with a second woman.
Hadden-Watt's attorney was did not return calls requesting comment on the civil suit.
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