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Jury to Start Deliberating Loud Music Killing Case

Michael David Dunn
Posted at 7:34 AM, Oct 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-01 07:34:00-04

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A jury in Jacksonville will being deciding the fate of a white man who fatally shot a black teenager after an argument over loud music outside a convenience store.

The 47-year-old Michael Dunn testified that he thought his life was in danger when he fired the shots that killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis of Marietta, Georgia.

Prosecutors say Dunn shot with intent to kill when he fired 10 times into an SUV carrying Davis and three of his friends in November 2012.

Dunn was convicted of three counts of attempted second-degree murder in February and already faces at least 60 years in prison.

The jury in the first trial deadlocked on the first-degree murder count, which Dunn is being retried on in this case.