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Jury properly instructed in manslaughter case (access required)

The trial court correctly refused appellant’s proffered jury instruction in this involuntary manslaughter case because it did not accurately state the law. Further, giving the proffered instruction, which stated that if the jury found the shooting was an accident, it must acquit appellant, could have confused the jury in light of an instruction that correctly stated ...