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Prosecutor: No charges filed in 'Stand Your Ground' shooting


August 5, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Lawrence man won't be prosecuted for a fatal shooting incident on his porch because his actions were protected under the state's "Stand Your Ground" law.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports no charges will be filed against 44-year-old Robert Patrick in connection with the April 4 shooting that killed 32-year-old Trevor Mohawk of Lawrence.

Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson said in a press release Patrick shot Mohawk five times in the lower torso after he came onto Patrick's porch in Lawrence. A struggle ensued after Patrick asked Mohawk...

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