Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Followup IN: Civil Lawsuits Follow Homeowner and Burglar Convictions

Nearly three years after a Dunkirk homeowner opened fire on an intruder fleeing from his property, the reverberations of those gunshots are still being felt.

Both the homeowner — David McLaughlin, now 34 — and the burglar — David A. Bailey, 32 — were prosecuted over the pre-dawn events of April 21, 2014.

Last April, just before the second anniversary of his shooting, Bailey filed a Jay Circuit Court lawsuit against McLaughlin for shooting him.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I do not see a defensible case. two wrongs do not make a right. two convictions should cancel out any liability. the conviction for shooting a burglar should have been appealed.