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911 Call: "One of the Judges Has Been Shot"

INTRODUCTION
Reno, Nevada - June 12, 2006

When Judge Chuck Weller was shot in his chambers through a window in the Reno family courthouse, police and SWAT teams blanketed a 10-block area. Minutes later, they zeroed in on the location of the shooter in a parking garage across the street.


CONCLUSION
Judge Weller survived the shooting and police quickly found their suspect: millionaire businessman Darren Mack, who had a particularly contentious divorce before the judge. Mack was convicted of not only the attempted murder of Weller, but also of the murder of his estranged wife, Charla, on the same day.

Follow the entire story in a special two-hour episode of "48 Hours Mystery" Saturday, Aug. 8, beginning at 9 p.m.

  • Mike Ballou

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