A good sentence, which places limits on stand your ground. If you kill someone merely because you are paranoid, then you will do time. In order for stand your ground to prevail, there must be an acutal threat, which there wasn't in this case. There is a difference between someone using a gun to defend himself and a coward who hides behind a gun, and I hope this sentence makes cowards think twice before doing something they will regret for the rest of their lives.Wafer was convicted last month after a nine-day trial that centered on whether the 55-year-old had a reasonable and honest belief that he was in peril. He testified that he was awakened by pounding on his doors and shot McBride because he feared for his life. A jury rejected his claim of self-defense.
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