Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Followup WA: Bushnell Found not Guilty, Will be Reinbursed for Attorney Fees

SPOKANE, Wash. - Edward Bushnell, who shot and killed someone while trying to stop a domestic violence incident, has been acquitted on all charges.

The jury found the defendant was acting as a good Samaritan.

If convicted as charged, Bushnell was looking at a 25 year prison term.

Bushnell says he's happy with the not guilty verdicts but will never be okay with taking someone else's life.

Bushnell hugged his attorney as a series of not guilty verdicts cleared him criminal liability in the fatal shooting of a man in East Central Spokane almost 2 years ago.

Bushnell saw a total stranger getting beaten by her boyfriend and when Bushnell tried to stop the attack, he was clubbed in the face.
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