Andrew Patterson pleaded guilty in the 2012 murder of Justin Ferrari
Andrew Patterson has pleaded guilty in the murder of Justin Ferrari in May of 2012. 21 year old Patterson was arrested July 19, 2012 after a heavy investigation. While in a dispute with another individual, Patterson pulled a gun and fired shots across the street. Justin Ferrari was driving with his parents and two young children through a Central District intersection when he was struck in the head by a stray bullet. That bullet was one of many that Patterson carelessly shot putting several other people’s lives at risk of being hit. Ferrari’s children sought safety in a restaurant while his father held him until he died.
Andrew Patterson is scheduled to be sentenced August 23rd. He could be facing 15 to 22 years in prison. The prosecution will be asking for just over 19 years.
Mark your calendars! The UW University Book Store will be hosting a book fair June 5th and 8th at the Madrona K-8 school library. There will be a great selection of new and used books as well as school and art supplies, gifts and stationary. It’s will be the perfect opportunity to browse and purchase gifts for graduation and Father’s Day or for something to enjoy reading over the summer!
The book fair hours are from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, June 5th and from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 8th. A percentage of the sales will be donated to the school.