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People v. La Voie
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Defendant’s car was forced off the road by another vehicle while he was driving home from work early one morning. Four men got out of the other vehicle and began to threaten Defendant. The men approached Defendant and he pulled out a handgun and fatally shot one of the men. Defendant was tried for murder. Following the trial, the court directed a not guilty verdict and the State appealed.
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