DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge says a man facing trial for fatally shooting two teens he discovered in his garage cannot use the state’s new “stand your ground” defense at his upcoming trial.
Authorities say 65-year-old Victor Santana killed 17-year-old Devin Henderson and 17-year-old Javier Harrison in August 2019 when he found them smoking marijuana in a vehicle in his detached garage.READ MORE: Consumer Alert Issued For Italian Village Pizza/Shake Shop In Pleasant Hills
He’s been charged with multiple counts of murder and felonious assault.READ MORE: Police: 2 Young Kids Critically Hurt In Quadruple Shooting
The Dayton Daily News reports Santana’s attorney proposed jury instructions asking Montgomery County Judge Timothy O’Connell to tell jurors about the new law.
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