A personal injury lawyer, 66, known for his TV commercials, is shot and killed by a drug addict son, who shot a gun at himself outside his Florida home.
- Robert Feinsteib, 66, was killed after his oldest son was shot and killed
- Fenstishib’s longtime girlfriend Hong Pen was also seriously injured.
- Son, Michael then fires a gun to kill himself
- Michael was called ‘battling mental illness and drug addiction throughout his life’
- Shooting took place at the couple’s home in Hollywood, Florida
- Police found both the people already dead along with the injured woman
- Fensteheb was well known in the South Florida community for his commercial
A Florida personal injury lawyer was shot by his elder son who then fired a gun on himself.
66-year-old Robert Feinsteib was shot and killed on Wednesday morning by his son Michael, in which Fensteeb’s longtime girlfriend Hong Pen also survived in critical condition.
Hollywood police were called to the Oakridge Gated community in Hollywood, near Fort Lauderdale at 9:40 am, where they found two people dead.
Robert Feensteisheb was killed when his oldest son shot him outside his Florida home
Attorney Robert Feinsteib was shot and killed on Wednesday morning by his elder son, who later fired a gun.
Robert Feinsteishab was a famous South Florida personal injury lawyer
‘On arrival of officers’, he injured two dead male victims with possible gunfire. We are investigating this. We are trying to get witnesses. Christian Lata, a public information officer with the Hollywood Police, said that any evidence could be tried to get us to know what happened in this situation.
‘Further investigation has revealed that there was a gunshot wound along with a third victim at the scene. The victim was rushed to Memorial Regional Hospital in critical but stable condition. At this time, detectives from the Hollywood Police Department Homicide Unit are investigating the incident. As more information becomes available, we will be forthcoming with that information.
Lata said, “I believe that once we talk to the third victim and get some information, we can come to a conclusion.”
Fenshaheb’s girlfriend is recovering at Memorial Regional Hospital. He underwent surgery and is expected to recover.
Shooting took place in the Oakridge Gated community in Hollywood, Florida
Hollywood police officer Christian Lata said an investigation was underway
On Wednesday, Fenstyshub was shot and killed by his own son in Hollywood, Florida.
Fensteib’s law firm held a news conference at the attorney’s office in Hollandley Beach on Wednesday afternoon, during which it was revealed that Fenstysheb’s son was struggling with mental illness.
Scott Magger, a family spokesman, said the lawyer was shot and killed by his son, who had been battling ‘lifetime mental illness and drug addiction’, who then found himself locked up.
‘Michael lost that battle today,’ he said. ‘He shot both Robert and his longtime girlfriend Hong Pen and then killed himself using a weapon.’
“He was just an incredible human being, an amazing person, an incredible father, a great leader, just an unprecedented human being,” Mager told WSVN. ‘If you didn’t get a chance to meet him, you really missed a special and unique person.’
Numerous tributes were paid to the lawyer, with many saying how he takes care of his clients
Family spokesman Scott Mager said the lawyer was shot and killed by his son, who struggled with mental health issues and drug addiction, who then locked himself away.
Police say that both of them had died before reaching the spot.
Fensteheb was well known in the South Florida community and was often seen on television in his commercials known for his catchy jingle to encourage people to ‘tell Robert anything’.
Alexandra Arguello said, “One thing she really did was tell her clients that she was there for them.”
‘I feel for their children. I feel for my employees, my friends. This is just something you never think is going to happen to someone you know. ‘