A South Florida personal injury attorney Robert Fenstersheib, known for his catchy commercials encouraging people to “tell Robert anything,” was killed on Wednesday in a shooting.
Scott Mager, Fenstersheib’s colleague and best-friend, said the Hallandale Beach-based attorney was killed by his son, Michael Fenstersheib.
Michael, 35, struggled with “severe mental illness and addiction,” and also shot his long-time girlfriend.
Michael was sent to several rehabilitation centers and facilities, Mager said.
“I’m sure he regrets what he did even though he is dead,” Mager said. “He didn’t have any violent incidents before…Something wrong and unusual happened.”
According to police, a call came in reporting a shooting at about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday at Robert’s home in the 3200 block Southwest 49th Street in Hollywood.
Officers found both father and son dead from possible gunshot wounds. The woman, who was also shot, was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital.
Mager says she came out of surgery Wednesday afternoon and is in serious but stable condition.
Police did not say what happened in the home or how the three people were related, but called the shooting “an isolated incident.”
Mager said Robert was “the most kind, philanthropic human being you can ever hope to meet.
Whatever people needed he was there for.” He added that anyone who wants to honor his legacy should think about how they can help others.