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Jury Hung for Second Day in Juan Venegas Case

For the second day in a row, the jury could not reach a unanimous decision in the re-trial of Juan Venegas

Posted: Jan 14, 2019 4:58 PM
Updated: Jan 16, 2019 8:47 AM

UPDATE 4:37 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 - For the second day in a row, the jury could not reach a unanimous decision in the re-trial of Juan Venegas, who is accused of setting a Burney gas station clerk on fire in 2016. 

Ten of the jurors voted guilty and two voted not guilty. 

The jurors will resume deliberations at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18. 

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SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - Shasta County jurors were not able to reach a unanimous decision in the Juan Venegas case on Monday.

The judge has ordered the jurors to go back and try again.

Action News Now is working to learn about the vote, but it is not confirmed at this time. 

The jurors will continue the deliberations in the case on Tuesday. 

Venegas is accused of setting Burney gas station clerk David Wicks on fire, killing him back in 2016

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