CNN Florida's "stand your ground" law could save a man from prosecution after he fatally shot another man following a heated argument over a parking space at a convenience store.
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Witnesses told police that McGlockton came outside, walked over to Drejka while he was arguing and "forcibly pushed" Drejka, causing him to fall. In response, the news release stated, Drejka pulled out a handgun while he was on the ground and shot McGlockton in the chest. He was taken to a hospital where he died. Drejka was cooperative with deputies, the release said. He had a valid Florida concealed weapons license, it added.
The statement did not indicate whether Jacobs' car had a handicapped sticker. Florida woman in 'stand your ground' case released. Sheriff Gualtieri said the only relevant issue is whether Drejka was in fear of further bodily harm from McGlockton.
The framework of Florida's 'stand your ground' law was changed this year, Gualtieri said. Gualtieri said the case will go to the state attorney. Meanwhile, "Drejka will not be charged, will not be arrested by us A spokeswoman for the Florida state attorney in Clearwater told CNN Monday Florida girl and white man sex the office had not yet gotten the case from the sheriff's department but would investigate the shooting once the case is received.
In his remarks Friday, the sheriff added that while others can debate the law as it applies in this incident, "I just ask everybody to understand I don't make the law.
But I will enforce the law and I will enforce it fairly as the legislature has directed that it be enforced. And under these circumstances, this fits within the framework that the Florida Legislature has crafted.
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