MIAMI (CBSMiami) – In interesting request has been made in Florida’s latest Stand Your Ground case.
Lawyers for Michael Drejka want the local sheriff to testify for the defense.READ MORE: Parental Rights Bill Sent To Florida Governor Ron DeSantis
Drejka is the Clearwater man charged with killing Markeis McGlockton in a dispute over a parking spot.
According to the Tampa Bay Times, Drejka’s attorneys have filed a motion to call Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri as an expert witness.
Gauliteri originally refused to charge Drejka, citing Florida’s Stand Your Ground law.READ MORE: Coral Gables Man Refuses To Sell Family House Swallowed By Massive Development
Prosecutors disagreed, eventually bringing charges against Drejka.
On July 19th of last year, the 48-year-old Drejka confronted McGlockton’s girlfriend after she parked in a convenience store’s handicapped spot.
McGlockton came out of the store and pushed Drejka to the ground.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Kills Another 290 Floridians
Drejka pulled a gun and shot McGlockton as he appeared to back away.