JACKSONVILLE (CBSMiami/AP) — A judge in Jacksonville is considering a request by new attorneys for a man charged with killing a teen over loud music to delay his retrial.
Michael Dunn’s retrial is set for May 5th on charges that he killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis, of Marietta, Ga., in 2012 at a Jacksonville gas station. The two had argued over loud music coming from the SUV Davis was sitting in.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Seeing COVID Rates 5 Times Higher Than Summer Delta Surge
Dunn’s attorneys say they need more preparation time.READ MORE: Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick Sworn Into Congress
Dunn was convicted of attempted murder for shooting at Davis’ three companions, but the jury deadlocked on the murder charge. Dunn says he opened fire after it looked like Davis threatened him and raised an apparent shotgun. No weapon was found.MORE NEWS: Cleveland Browns DT Malik McDowell Bonds Out After Being Arrested In South Florida On Public Exposure Charge
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