Barbara Sheehan

Barbara Sheehan seeks clemency, sticking to self-defense argument
Barbara Sheehan seeks clemency, sticking to self-defense argument
South Maggie Hayes 1/14/2014 at 2:03PM

Six months ago Barbara Sheehan began her five-year sentence after shooting and killing her husband. Today, she is seeking an exception to her prison stay, and wants to serve her time for weapons possession at home. The 52-year-old Howard Beach resident fatally shot her husband, retired NYPD Sergeant Raymond Sheehan, 11 times with two different guns [...]

Woman who fatally shot husband continues to fight gun sentence
Woman who fatally shot husband continues to fight gun sentence
Police Terence M. Cullen 6/04/2013 at 10:01AM

Barbara Sheehan, who was acquitted of charges for fatally shooting her husband in 2008, has lost an appeal to have another charge revoked. She was sentenced in 2011 to five years in prison for criminal possession of a weapon and appealed the case before the latest ruling last week. Sheehan will also be under supervision [...]

Barbara Sheehan loses appeal on gun possession conviction
Barbara Sheehan loses appeal on gun possession conviction
Police Cristabelle Tumola 5/29/2013 at 9:17PM

Barbara Sheehan, the woman acquitted of fatally shooting her husband inside their Howard Beach home, has lost her appeal of a criminal weapons conviction related to the same case, District Attorney Richard Brown announced Wednesday. In its decision, the court upheld her sentence of five years in prison followed by two-and-a-half years probation for the gun [...]

Tome tells tale of life in the Sheehan home
Tome tells tale of life in the Sheehan home
News Terence M. Cullen 7/25/2012 at 9:05AM

More than four years after Barbara Sheehan fired 11 shots into her husband, Raymond Sheehan Sr., inside their Howard Beach home, the couple’s children have released a book telling their side of the story. The book, “In Bed With the Badge: the Barbara Sheehan Story,” hit shelves Tuesday, July 17. The story is told through [...]

[UPDATE] Barbara Sheehan sentenced to five years in prison
[UPDATE] Barbara Sheehan sentenced to five years in prison
News Michael Pantelidis 11/10/2011 at 12:15PM

After dodging a murder conviction for the death of her husband, Barbara Sheehan has been sentenced to five years behind bars on a second degree weapons charge related to the case. Sheehan, who faced up to 15 years in prison prior to her sentencing, was acquitted of murder after a jury determined she acted in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/27/2011: NYPD detective who fired first at Sean  Bell believed victim’s friend was about to shoot
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/27/2011: NYPD detective who fired first at Sean Bell believed victim’s friend was about to shoot
News Jay Lane 10/27/2011 at 9:51AM

NYPD detective who fired first at Sean Bell: I believed slain Queens man’s friend was about to shoot The detective who fired the first shot in the barrage that killed Sean Bell testified Wednesday he used his gun because he thought a pal of the groom-to-be was primed to strike first. Gescard Isnora, who was undercover at [...]

Barbara Sheehan free on bail
News Michael Pantelidis 10/25/2011 at 3:44PM

Barbara Sheehan may not be out of the woods, but she is out of prison. According to published reports, the 50-year-old mother of two was released from Rikers Island on October 24 after a Queens judge reinstated her $1 million bail. Barbara was in prison awaiting sentencing for criminal possession of a weapon in the [...]

Barbara Sheehan released from prison
News Michael Pantelidis 10/25/2011 at 10:23AM

According to published reports, the 50-year-old mother of two was released from Rikers Island earlier today, roughly two weeks after she was taken into custody. Barbara was in prison awaiting sentencing for criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree for the shooting death of her husband, retired NYPD sergeant Raymond Sheehan, on the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/25/2011: 8 Officers Charged With Gun Trafficking in U.S. Corruption Case
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/25/2011: 8 Officers Charged With Gun Trafficking in U.S. Corruption Case
News Jay Lane 10/25/2011 at 9:07AM

Egypt to release Queens native The Prime Minister of Israel announced that Ilan Grapel, the Queens native and law student arrested during the Egyptian uprisings in June, will be released in exchange for 25 Egyptian prisoners, according to Congressmember Gary Ackerman’s office. Read More: Queens Courier   Barbara Sheehan released from prison According to published [...]