Stockton – Today, District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar announced that Raymond Austin Hassan Jacquett IV was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison for his role in the shooting death of Dr. Thomas Shock in Lodi, California on August 1, 2018. Mr. Jacquett drove the shooter and possibly another individual to the home of Dr. Shock in order to put into play an ill-conceived plan to execute the doctor.
“The District Attorney’s Office is committed to ending gun violence,” said District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar. “The insidious nature of this execution-style murder demands justice for all involved.”
The remaining three defendants return to court on Monday December 9, 2019, for confirmation of their jury trial date on February 25, 2020.
The Honorable Lauren Thomasson handed down the sentence today and will be presiding over the trial in February in Department 7D. The case was prosecuted by San Joaquin County Deputy District Attorney Edward McGarvey who will also try the codefendants, Robert E. Lee, Mallory Stewart and Christopher Costello. The widow of Dr. Shock spoke in court today about the devastating loss to her family.