JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jurors are scheduled to hear opening statements in a Jacksonville courtroom as the retrial of a white Florida man accused of killing a black teenager during an argument over loud music outside a convenience store begins.
Proceedings in the first-degree murder trial of 47-year-old Michael Dunn are scheduled to start early Thursday afternoon.
Prosecutors say Dunn killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis of Marietta, Georgia, in November 2012 by firing a gun 10 times into an SUV with four teens inside.
Dunn was convicted previously of attempted second-degree murder for firing the shots, but a jury deadlocked on first-degree murder.
He faces at least 60 years in prison for the previous convictions.
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