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Lima jury finds gunman acted in self-defense(OH)
limaohio.com ^ | 30 May, 2012 | Greg Sowinski

Posted on 06/02/2012 4:46:54 AM PDT by marktwain

LIMA — A jury acquitted Dontez Parks, who has a concealed handgun license, on Wednesday finding he acted in self-defense when he shot another man who he believed he was trying to enter his van to harm him and his two children.

“I feel good today about the decision,” Parks said after the verdict and before he walked out of the courtroom.

Parks attorney, Rebecca West-Estell, said this was a victory for Parks, which she credited to his understanding of the law and to the fact he followed the law when he acted in self-defense. She said it does not change any standards for shooting in self-defense....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: assault; banglist; defense; oh; ohio
They had a history.
1 posted on 06/02/2012 4:47:05 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

When one is shooting and one is dying it is exceedingly rare that there is no “history”.


2 posted on 06/02/2012 9:10:28 AM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse will learn to sing)
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