MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The attorney for a woman accused of murdering her boyfriend, a City of Miami police officer is arguing she should have the charge dropped under the stand your ground defense.
Tiniko Thompson’s lawyer filed a court motion arguing Thompson was forced to defend herself against Officer Carl Patrick.READ MORE: Jackson Health Vaccinating Those 12 To 18, Appointments Required
The motion claims Patrick pulled a gun on Thompson in the home they shared, threatened to shoot her and hit her several times.
Police counter that Thompson shot Patrick, wrapped him in a comforter and left him to die.
Thompson’s attorney wants the case dismissed.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Schools Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations At Schools For Eligible Students, Their Families, Staff
He is requesting a hearing to decide the matter.
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