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Criminal – Murder – Firearm Use – Inconsistent Verdicts (access required)

A man charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of murder, in the fatal shooting of his wife after a Fourth of July party, can be convicted of using a firearm “while committing or attempting to commit murder,” even though he was not convicted of murder but of voluntary manslaughter, ...