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May 31, 2012

Phoenix shooting has echoes of Trayvon Martin case

'Stand your ground' law looms large in shooting death in parking lot

By Marisol Bello

PHOENIX — By now, the scene is familiar: Two men who don't know each other get into an altercation — one black, one Hispanic. One has a handgun and shoots the other dead.

The victim is unarmed. The shooter claims self-defense and walks free. For more than a month, the victim's family waits to see whether authorities will file charges against the shooter.

Full story: Phoenix shooting has echoes of Trayvon Martin case

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