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People anymore around the country.
Believe -- back from the comfort -- that.
-- That's video taken by Texas homeowner.
That shot -- him killing his neighbor after an angry exchange.
It is new controversy.
Surrounding the stand your ground laws thrown into the national spotlight recently by the train on -- investigation.
This time however it's down -- -- the lone star state deliberations set to begin in the trial of a retired firefighter.
Who killed his neighbor.
The case raising question about stand your ground laws nationwide Trace Gallagher has details from our West Coast newsroom Trace.
-- that really is a fascinating test case for staggered router to -- come down -- where this shooting actually happen now Robert Rodriguez was upset because his neighbors are having this very loud karaoke party so he called police dispatcher at the same time he grabbed his video camera.
And he began shooting.
He starts walking out toward the neighbor's house -- a -- right.
Now listen to this because he's both confronting the neighbors and talking with police -- the same time play this.
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Yet that I'm in fear for my life -- -- of them -- little -- you know I'm very that's -- my -- from here in my life.
Please help me now good of the film.
Let me just stop right there give me some perspective on where this actually happened okay.
What happens is -- Rodriguez at this point is two houses down from his own house that neighbors are standing very near their driveways they know now that he has -- -- And they are making a counter threats play it.
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When I thought that out I come back don't think -- -- -- -- you diving.
-- about to get out of hand -- -- tell you.
Please tell me sir my life wouldn't even now look I love movies people anymore on the from whom stayed back from the comfort -- -- You heard one gotcha mega they're actually more one of the gentleman was shot two times he died is elementary school teacher two others were also shot.
Legal experts as you can imagine during this whole trial have been weighing -- They're saying in essence that he warned them to get back he warned in the -- gun.
And he had a right to shoot them others are saying you cannot go out and start a fight.
And then used the stand your ground law as a valid defense the jury could get this sometime today and deliberations would then -- so this is a pair.
-- not like Florida where the judge gets to decide the stand your ground offense Trace.
Right right outside -- it's did go to the jury in this thing has been a it's been about three and a half week trial of my recollection is correct this thing is going to a jury today and -- stands as a very good test case.
Even in the -- -- on Martin George Zimmermann case because it all has to do with where you -- at the very time.
That the shooting happened can you go outside your house and confront somebody and still site stand your ground.
As a defense while Trace -- of.
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