Trial begins for Florida man who shot unarmed 17-year-old

Published on Feb 3, 2014
RT America

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law is in the news once again, as jury selection begins in the trial of Michael Dunn. The 47-year-old claims he felt threatened by a group of teenagers parked next to him at a gas station in 2012. Dunn got into a verbal altercation with the group after asking them to turn their music down, and eventually pulled out a gun and began shooting, saying that he thought one of the boys was reaching for a shotgun. Jordan Davis, a 17-year-old, was killed. No weapon was found in the teenagers’ car. RT’s Meghan Lopez takes a look at how the Dunn trial compares with the George Zimmerman trial that also occurred in Florida.

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