Barnstable Superior Court

Barnstable Superior Court

Two defendants have been arraigned in Barnstable Superior Court in connection with the shooting death of Damian Anderson, 45, in Mashpee on July 20, 2020, the Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe’s office said in a press release.

Norman J. Dias, 33, of Mashpee was charged Monday, February 22, with one count of murder, carrying a firearm without a license, possession of ammunition without an FID card, discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a building, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, accessory after the fact and conspiracy to commit murder.

Earlier this month, Christopher L. Strickland, 33, of North Carolina was also arraigned and was charged with one count of murder, carrying a firearm without a license, possession of ammunition without an FID card, discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a building, improper storage of a firearm, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit murder.

Mr. Dias is scheduled for a pretrial hearing in Barnstable on May 14, while Mr. Strickland is scheduled for a bail hearing on March 4.

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