In 1986, she plugged her brother with a 12-ga shotgun three times following an argument. He died.
But the REAL fun is here:
Braintree officers who remember the 1986 shooting said that former police Chief John Polio dismissed detectives from the case and ordered the department to release Amy Bishop after a telephone conversation with former district attorney William Delahunt.
Delahunt is currently a U.S. congressman from Massachusetts.
The records of the case disappeared from the files in 1987 or so.