Former “Guns And Ammo” Editor Charged In Slaying
Submitted by Mr. Right
Richard Venola was arrested in his Arizona home and charged with second degree murder.
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responding to a neighbor’s call about a shooting found the victim, 39-year-old James O’Neill, outside the house. O’Neill had been shot in the chest, according to police.
Officials said a large caliber rifle was among the evidence collected at the scene.
A police report did not reference a motive for the shooting.
Venola was named the 12th editor of “Guns and Ammo” in 2008, according to an article on the publication’s website.