Micheal Dunn Charged With First Degree Murder In Slaying of Teen over Loud Music

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  1. randlepatrickmcmurphy

    randlepatrickmcmurphy Well-Known Member

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    That's why they have so many stupid laws in Florida, like SYG (which only protects white people, apparently) and the law allowing anyone to set up a gun range in their residential back yard.
     
  2. Injeun

    Injeun Well-Known Member

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    I agree with you. It does sound fictional. Besides, with a carload of teenagers, one would think that the cops could get a confession from one of them were there a weapon.
     
  3. Hairball

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    False.

    Yes he did explain it in great detail.

    Just because the police did not find a weapon doesn't mean there was no weapon. The fact of the matter is they did not even look for a weapon at the scene. They even testified to that fact.
     
  4. leftysergeant

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    And obviously lied his ass off.

    Give that the reason they did not look for a gun was that they had no reason to do so, one might most logically conclude that the gun was a unicorn poo construct.
     
  5. RP12

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    Eh? Care to back up that claim?

    Oh and btw

    http://www.tampabay.com/stand-your-ground-law/fatal-cases
     
  6. Injeun

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    Well, it looks like he'll spend the rest of his life in prison.
     
  7. Hairball

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    No reason to do so. Isn't that their job?

    It's a murder according to the police but it is not their job to search for weapons?
     
  8. leftysergeant

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    It is not their job to look for unicorn poo. Nobody said anything about a shotgun until the cops came to haul fat boy away.
     
  9. Osiris Faction

    Osiris Faction Well-Known Member

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    Hey what was that about Dunn getting off?

    He got three charges of attempted murder. Gonna rot in prison for the rest of his life.
     
  10. superbadbrutha

    superbadbrutha Banned

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    Give it up, your posts are not even making sense.
     
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    Not going to see another free day.
     
  12. Really People?

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    Although he'll never be free again, since he is facing 20 years per attempted murder charge, it still bewilders me that he wouldn't be convicted on the murder charge...
     
  13. superbadbrutha

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    Amazing isn't it.
     
  14. Oldyoungin

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    Like often dunn ( like my pun ?) they gave him the wrong murder charge IMO. Should have been murder 2 , not murder 1. I would imagine that was hang up .... could be wrong though....
     
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    Even IF a shotgun would have been found in the SUV he would have still been convicted of attempted murder of the passengers. I wonder what he saw that caused him to shoot up the van though, assuming that he isn't a crazy SOB.
     
  16. Oldyoungin

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    Would have been much, much harder. If a shotgun was found in the car, it puts the " doubt of guilt" in jurors mind because it would be plausible a shotgun was drawn on him and he fired back. Not saying he would have walked, but it would have been a completely different case.

    As to your second part, I think the dude is probably crazy. He had many other options afforded to him that night, and picked one that would essentially end his own life.
     
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    You know the really sad thing here about this case. IF this had been an inner-city Chicago black youth, killing another inner-city black youth over loud music, it wouldn't even have made the news.
     
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    True, but there is another issue, which is that it's moot at this point. The man has effectively been sentenced to life in prison (120 years old when it's done) regardless of what the First Degree Murder retrial finds or does not find. He will never walk the streets again . . . and so what does it matter?
     
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    Would you have read the story if it was?
     
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    He could have just ignored the loud music like most of the rest of us would have. Loud music doesn't bother me so I wouldn't have paid any attention to the car in the first place.
     
  21. Oldyoungin

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    As I said , he had many other options that night.
     
  22. Alwayssa

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    Well, there was this case about one black teen who scuffed another black teen Air Jordan shoes, which got the teen killed. The defense was, "he disrespected me and so I shot him."

    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1136895/index.htm
     
  23. Strasser

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    Yes. That's deliberate, much like media stories on the Marin case always show Saint Trayvon as the cute little 11 year old, despite his being 17 and, oh, just a tad larger when he assaulted Zimmerman and was slamming his head into a sidewalk.

    The legal system is starved for what they call 'The Great White Defendant', so they like to tout that up when they get a live one, as does the media.
     
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    Says you and a sociopathic liar who had too much to drink.
     
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    They did all the searching they needed to do on the scene. There was no gun there. End of story. You picked another loser.
     

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