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Jury selection day three for the Michael Dunn murder trial

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Updated: 2/05 5:57 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It's day three of the Michael Dunn trial and more potential jurors will be making their way into the Duval County Courthouse.

This case has continued to gain national attention after police say Michael Dunn shot and killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis over loud music at a Southside gas station.

Potential jurors have been coming into the courthouse for the last two days.

Tuesday was the first day Action News was able to see inside the courtroom where the jury is being chosen. It took a fight from attorneys, but at about 2:15 Tuesday afternoon, the judge decided to let the media inside.

Action News was able to gather video of the proceedings, but we couldn't record the sound. This is the judges way of keeping the identities of potential jurors out of the spotlight.

As each day passes the jury pool is shrinking. The judge and attorneys spent the day weeding out those who can't serve because of scheduling conflicts, childcare, or previously formed opinions about Dunn's guilt or innocence.

Monday, Action News told you the jury would be sequestered. Potential jurors were also asked if this would create a hardship for them. Sequestration would last until a verdict is reached.

That verdict could free Michael Dunn, or send him to prison for the rest of his life.

Ultimately 12 jurors will be chosen, with four alternates. The judge hopes to have them seated today so testimony can begin.

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