It’s Not Self-Defense If You Chase Them Before Shooting
By Tom Knighton
When you’re talking about self-defense scenarios and how to comport yourself, it’s virtually impossible to cover every possible situation. Instead, personal defense instructors give students tools that cover a wide range of possibilities. The idea is to put enough tools in the toolbox so that they know how to make good decisions.
Unfortunately, not everyone knows how to make those good decisions, and when you’re talking about firearms, poor decisions can be very, very bad.
A man from Springfield, who chased another man a quarter of a mile, was found guilty of second degree murder.
Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Jason Kumnick, 45, of Springfield, Missouri was convicted today by a Greene County Jury of Murder in the Second Degree, Armed Criminal Action, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
Jason Kumnick was found guilty of the murder of Ben Jester, which occurred on December 7, 2014. The evidence at trial established that the defendant chased the victim approximately a quarter of a mile and shot him in front of a house on North Main in Springfield. After the homicide, the defendant’s DNA was compared to blood that was left at the scene of the murder. That comparison showed …Read the Rest
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