Stand Your Ground

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December 01, 2018 - 7:56 pm
A man who shot a teenager while several people shot fireworks at him won't be able to claim self-defense at his upcoming trial. Twenty-year-old Rashan Gill, of Lawrence, has a trial date set for Jan. 14 for criminal discharge of a weapon. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Gill is accused of...
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August 04, 2018 - 11:39 am
Authorities say a Lawrence man won't be prosecuted for a fatal shooting incident on his porch because his actions were protected under the state's "Stand Your Ground" law. The Lawrence Journal-World reports no charges will be filed against 44-year-old Robert Patrick in connection with the April 4...
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