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Criminal – Voluntary Manslaughter – Self-Defense (access required)

Although there was evidence the victim had threatened defendant with a baseball bat earlier at another location, there nevertheless was not sufficient evidence that defendant, prior to firing the fatal shot at the victim, reasonably feared that the victim would kill him or cause him serious bodily harm, and the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s ...