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Evidence did not support manslaughter instruction (access required)

The trial court correctly determined that appellant was not entitled to a voluntary manslaughter jury instruction at his first-degree murder trial. The instruction was not supported by appellant’s assertions that he did not fire at a vehicle driving away from the scene (in which the passenger was struck by a bullet and killed) and instead ...