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Jury Rules in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' Case

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Published on August 24, 2019 - Duration: 00:50s

Jury Rules in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' Case

Newser reports a high-profile "stand your ground" case ended Friday in Florida.

A Florida jury took 6 1/2 hours to convict Michael Drejka of manslaughter.

Drejka had fatally shot Markeis McGlockton in a 2018 dispute over a handicapped parking space.

While McGlockton was unarmed and black, Drejka is white and wasn't initially charged at all.

Drejka could get thirty years' imprisonment for his crime.

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