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Verdict in Baltimore squeegee shooting trial renews debate over teens charged as adults

July 31, 2023
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If he had been charged only with the crime he was convicted of, the teenage squeegee worker found guilty of manslaughter for fatally shooting a bat-wielding man in Baltimore would have been tried in juvenile court. “That’s kind of ironic,” one of the teen’s defense attorneys, Warren Brown, said Friday in an interview with The Baltimore Sun. “Now, people are saying he’s facing 30 years. … This conviction alone, had he not been charged with murder, would have been juvenile jurisdiction.”

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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