EXCLUSIVE: 'Stand your ground' or attempted murder?

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Christopher Brooks, 38, faces attempted second-degree murder charges stemming from an Oct. 23 shooting on his property in Polk County. Brooks, who was accosted by two men in his yard, said he fired a shot to defend himself and his family. (Sept. 19, 2014; Herald-Tribune staff photo by Mike Lang) Lee’s note: I just wrote this story for my newspaper. Some of you will recognize Chris Brooks. He’s a gunsmith and armorer who I’ve featured here once before. Sarasota businessman in ‘stand your ground’ shooting case

By Lee Williams

Published: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 1:34 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 1:51 …read more