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Attorneys say Baltimore squeegee shooting was self-defense. How could Maryland’s ‘duty to retreat’ factor into case?

July 22, 2022

A squeegee worker’s defense attorneys called this month’s high-profile killing of a bat-wielding man an act of self-defense for a “14-year-old child paralyzed by fear.” The 48-year-old Hampden man who was killed instigated the confrontation, the attorneys said, when he parked his car, got out with a baseball bat and crossed several lanes of traffic near the Inner Harbor to confront a group of squeegee workers.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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