PROSECUTOR: Deputy District Attorney Kevin Greene, Homicide Unit
Dameshlo Green was convicted by a jury for the first-degree murder of Tamisha Ridge and being a felon in possession of a firearm. The jury also found true a use of firearm allegation.
Green and the victim had and on and off relationship for more than 10 years. After 5 years of no contact, they resumed their relationship until the victim broke up with Green a few months later. On May 14, 2014, Green entered the victim’s residence, went into her bedroom and shot her in the head with a shotgun.
The allegation that Green suffered a prior 2011 assault with a deadly weapon strike conviction will be determined at sentencing.
Green faces a maximum sentence of 50 years to life in prison. Sentencing is set for March 27, 2018 in Department 41 before the Honorable Helena Gweon.