Florida legal experts weigh in on the state’s “stand your ground” law
The shooting death of 17 year old Trayvon Martin in the surburban neighborhood of Sanford right outside Orlando continues to receive national attention. The teen was shot and killed by a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman who says the case is a matter of self-defense. And as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports, the death of the Sanford teen is also focusing debate on Florida’s “stand your ground” law.
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Bell residents wake up to tragedy in wake of shooting. Don Spirit, 51, killed his daughter, six grandchildren and himself on Thursday around 4 p.m.
Before Don Spirit shot and killed his daughter, six children and himself on Sept. 18, he acquired an extensive criminal background. Spirit’s prior crimes occurred in several counties in Florida.
Gov. Rick Scott spoke today in response to the Bell shootings. Don Spirit shot his daughter and her six children in the town of Bell on Thursday.
Gov. Rick Scott will visit Bell, Fla. Today in the wake of a shooting that left six children and two adults dead on Thursday Sept. 18.
One man has been arrested in connection with the string of drive-by shootings that occurred last week in Marion County.