A Nigerian man,Chimene Onyeri,28,has been arrested for shooting a Texas state judge,Julie Kocurek in United States. Chimene was in the process of being prosecuted by Kocurek in a fraud case from 2012 ,when he shot her in the driveway of her Austin home on Friday night. According to the report, Onyeri had followed the judge on Friday night as she was returning to her home in Austin and shot at her continuously, injuring her severely.
He has also been indicated for a theft in Louisiana. Kocurek was taken to the hospital in a serious condition on Friday and has since been upgraded to a stable condition.
Police said her injuries are not believed to be life threatening and refused to comment further on the arrest.