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The Latest on the trial of Ronald Gasser Youth Taron Johnson Jersey , charged in the 2016 shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight (all times local):

9:15 p.m.

Prosecutors in a New Orleans suburb say they are satisfied with the manslaughter verdict returned by the jury against the man who shot former NFL player Joe McKnight to death.

Fifty-six-year-old Ronald Gasser had been charged with second-degree murder, which carries a life sentence. The lesser manslaughter charge could mean anywhere from zero to 40 years in prison. Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick said justice was served. Two assistants who tried the case said they respect the Friday night verdict and added that the McKnight family was happy.

State District Judge Ellen Kovach set a sentencing date of March 15.

Jurors deliberated roughly 7+ hours before returning the verdict in the road-rage shooting case. The killing happened in December 2016. Defense attorney Matthew Goetz said he would appeal.

8 p.m.

A jury in suburban New Orleans has found Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter in the 2016 shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight.

Manslaughter carries a maximum sentence of 40 years.

Gasser shot McKnight after what prosecutors said was a road rage incident that included aggressive driving along a 5 mile (8 kilometer) route.

Prosecutors told jurors Friday the evidence shows Gasser angrily pursued McKnight and shot him from inside his own car.

A defense lawyer said McKnight was the aggressor throughout and that Gasser fired in self-defense, fearing McKnight would come through his passenger window.

4 p.m.

Jurors in the trial of the man who shot former NFL running back Joe McKnight have asked the judge questions about how Louisiana law defines an ”aggressor” and the state’s ”stand your ground” laws.

Closing arguments wrapped up Friday morning in the second-degree murder trial of Ronald Gasser. Jurors began deliberating about 12:30 p.m.

Gasser shot McKnight after what prosecutors say was a road rage incident that included aggressive driving along a 5 mile (8 kilometer) route.

Prosecutors told jurors Friday that the evidence shows Gasser angrily pursued McKnight and shot him from inside his own car.

A defense lawyer said McKnight was the aggressor throughout and Gasser fired in self-defense Youth John Kelly Jersey , fearing McKnight was about to attack him through his passenger window.

Noon

Jurors will soon be deciding the fate of the man who killed former NFL running back Joe McKnight.

Closing arguments were wrapped up Friday morning in the second-degree murder trial of Ronald Gasser. Jurors were awaiting their final instructions from the judge. They were expected to begin deliberations in the afternoon.

Gasser shot McKnight after what prosecutors said was a road rage incident that included aggressive driving along a five mile route.

Prosecutors told jurors Friday the evidence shows Gasser angrily pursued McKnight and shot him from inside his own car.

A defense lawyer said McKnight was the aggressor throughout and that Gasser fired in self-defense, fearing McKnight would come through his passenger window.

Authorities say former Jacksonville Jaguars safety and assistant coach Marlon McCree was arrested over the weekend following a vehicle chase with his ex-wife and crashing his truck into her SUV.

A Jacksonville Sheriff's Office report says the 41-year-old McCree was arrested Saturday evening on charges of simple assault and aggravated battery.

The report says the ex-wife had filed for a protection order against McCree and went to a police substation Saturday to report past domestic violence incidents.

The ex-wife told police McCree was waiting for her when she left the substation. She says she and her mother tried to drive away, but McCree followed and rammed her vehicle several times. They were able to escape by running several red lights.

McCree was released on bail Sunday. Jail records didn't list an attorney.

McCree and his ex-wife divorced in 2015. They have three children together.

McCree also played for the Denver Broncos http://www.lionsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-tracy-walker-jersey , San Diego Chargers, Carolina Panthers and Houston Texans.

 

 


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