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Harris v. State
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Mr. Harris (Defendant) shot the victim in the thigh, stomach, and shoulder. The victim died. Defendant testified that he shot the victim in self-defense. Defendant was convicted of voluntary manslaughter. He moved for a new trial. The trial court overruled the motion. Defendant appealed, arguing that the trial court erred in failing to reduce the charge to involuntary manslaughter.
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