Nunavut man who fired a semi-automatic rifle at five home intruders, killing three, has murder convictions overturned

Good thing he had a high-capacity magazine.

open quoteA Nunavut man who fired a semi-automatic rifle at five people breaking into his home, killing three and wounding two, has had his murder convictions overturned.

In a strong defence of self-defence, a panel of appeal court judges declared a self-defence claim can be made even when three of the dead were shot in the back — one while wounded on the ground — and two who survived were shot while running away.close quote (Read more)

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