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Inconsistent verdict in murder trial upheld (access required)

Although a jury acquitted the defendant of murder, it could convict him of using a firearm in the commission of a murder where the evidence supported that charge. Background Appellant was tried by a jury for the murder of Leon Williams and the use of a firearm during the commission of the murder. Numerous witnesses at trial ...