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Jury in Deliberations in 'Loud Music' Murder Trial

 
Jury in Deliberations in 'Loud Music' Murder Trial
Posted February 13th, 2014 @ 3:30pm

Michael Dunn, who is on trial for shooting and killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis, took the stand earlier this week claiming that he was in fear of his life when he shot the teenager 10 times. Dunn confronted the teenager in a convenience store parking lot over loud music. Dunn claims that he asked Davis nicely to turn the music down but escalated into Davis yelling at Dunn, threatening his life with a shot gun or pipe-like weapon. Police state that there wasn't any such weapon found at the scene of the crime.

Dunn takes the stand in his murder trial:

Yesterday, closing arguments began with the Prosecution emphasizing the 10 bullets Dunn fired at the teenager and overreacted to the situation by taking "it upon himself to silence Jordan Davis forever."

"Jordan Davis didn't have a weapon. He had a big mouth. That man wasn't going to strand for it, and it cost Jordan Davis his life," Assistant State Attonerney John Guy told the jury on Wednesday.

The jury began deliberations today and is expected to continue into tomorrow. If convicted Dunn could spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Jury to continue deliberations in to Friday:

Read more from the Orlando Sentinel.

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