Documents show possible defense strategy in Aaron Saucedo murder case

PHOENIX - We may have been given a glimmer of how attorneys will defend Aaron Saucedo in his murder case.

Court documents obtained by ABC15 show six items the defense team plan on bringing up during the trial. The paperwork has 28 items listed, and the defense team checked off six items they may bring up at trial.

Those items are Good Character, Lack of Specific Intent, No Criminal Intent, Insufficient State Evidence, Denial and Mistaken Identity.

FULL COVERAGE: Serial Street Shootings

Items available that were left unchecked include Alibi, Insanity, Intoxication, Duress, Immaturity and Illegal Searches.

On August 16, 2015, Raul Romero was shot multiple times in the driveway of his home, near 7th Street and Bethany Home Road, and died shortly after at a hospital. There were no witnesses to the shooting itself, but police did find several 9mm shell casings along with two projectiles.

Police determined that the weapon used in the murder was a Hi-point 9mm handgun belonging to Saucedo.

While in custody for this homicide, Saucedo has also been accused of being the serial street shooter responsible for 26 felony counts of homicide, aggravated assault and drive-by shooting for 12 shootings that took place between August 2015 and July 2016.

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