Florida woman pleads self-defense after firing 'warning shot' at husband
JACKSONVILLE, Florida (Reuters) - Attorneys for a north Florida woman facing trial for allegedly firing a gun at her estranged husband went to court on Friday to ask a judge to drop all charges against the mother of three on self-defense grounds.
Marissa Alexander, 33, was initially convicted in 2012 after firing what she described as a warning shot into the kitchen wall of her home in Jacksonville, and was sentenced to 20 years in jail.
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