Texas Man Convicted of Murder In ‘Stand Your Ground’ Case

Defendant claimed SYG defense in shooting neighbor over loud music; and its relevance in the Martin case

A Texas jury found a retired firefighter was guilty of murder and that the state’s stand your ground law was inapplicable. Raul Rodriguez shot and killed an unarmed neighbor for allegedly playing loud music during a party: Rodriguez videotaped the incident, and is overheard claiming that his life was in …