Saturday, November 23, 2013

Jury Duty for Attempted Muder Case

Jury Duty for Attempted Murder

It wasn't just another case that I had been following in the news. The shooting had taken place five blocks from my home, and I had heard the shots. Fourteen rounds, the first six or so fired deliberately at close range. I knew that sound and what it meant, and I was only one of several people to call 911 that night. The gunman had turned during pursuit and fired once, then advanced slowly on the downed officer and pulled the trigger methodically, again and again, as if practicing double-taps at a firing range. The chills still go down my spine when I think of that night... MORE