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Michigan v. Bryant
Citation:562 U.S. 344 (2011)
Around 3:25 a.m. on April 29, 2001, Detroit, Michigan police officers responded to a radio dispatch indicating that a man had been shot. At the scene, they found the victim, Anthony Covington. The police asked him what had happened, who had shot him, and where the shooting had occurred. Covington stated that “Rick” shot him at around 3 a.m. He also indicated that he had a conversation with Bryant, whom he recognized based on his voice, through the back door of Bryant’s house. Covington was then transported to a hospital and died within hours. At trial, the police officers testified about what Covington had told them. The jury returned a guilty verdict.
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