• Michael Dunn's defense files motion for new trial


    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Two days before he's set to be sentenced, Michael Dunn wants a new trial. 

    He was convicted earlier this month for the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis and for trying to kill three of Davis’ friends two years ago.

    Action News has learned Dunn's lawyers filed a motion asking for a new trial. The motion will come up at Dunn's sentencing, scheduled for Friday.

    The motion, filed by Dunn's attorney Waffa Hanania, stated that in Dunn's most recent trial "the verdict is contrary to the weight of the evidence" and "the verdict is contrary to the law."

    Earlier this year, he was convicted on three counts of attempted murder and in his second trial, he was found guilty of killing Davis at a Southside gas station in November 2012.

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