John Phillips, the attorney for Jordan Davis' family, released video from an interview with a neighbor of Michael Dunn, the man charged in the shooting death of Davis.
Charles Hendrix, Michael Dunn's former next-door neighbor, describes violent behavior, lies, insurance fraud, cocaine use, bragging about putting a hit out on someone, and a first wife who said he'd held a gun to her head and threatened to kill her. He says Dunn bragged that he was smarter than everyone else and could outthink them.
Maybe the most chilling thing I've ever heard. (H/t Kevin Hayden.)
“By the time you have an incident like this and ask a jury to look at the facts, it’s difficult to re-create the situation and determine the reasonableness of a defendant’s fear.” --Mary Anne Franks, associate law professor at the University of Miami. Read more...
We can thank ALEC for the laws that bring all the gun crazies out to play:
A Florida man defended his decision to shoot an impatient pizza customer over the weekend, citing the state’s infamous “Stand Your Ground” law.
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