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Michigan v. Bryant
Citation:131 S.Ct. 1143 (2011)
Police arrived at a gas station in the early morning to attend to gunshot wounds suffered by Covington. The officers asked Covington questions about the shooting, when he identified “Rick” as the individual who had shot him. Covington further provided information that Rick had shot him through Bryant’s backdoor, as Covington was turning to leave. Covington provided physical description of Bryant, and repeatedly asked for emergency services during the police questioning. Police found Bryant’s home, conducted a search, and found evidence relevant to the murder charge, based on Covington’s description. Covington subsequently died after arriving at the hospital.
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