FL: Marissa Alexander Agrees to Plea Deal

May 6, 2017 | 0 comments

(Reuters) – A north Florida woman facing a retrial on charges of aggravated assault after she said she fired a warning shot at her abusive husband agreed on Monday to plead guilty after her sentence was dramatically reduced. The case of Marissa Alexander, 34, helped inspire a new state law making a warning shot legal in some circumstances, although it was not known if that influenced the plea deal.More Here …read more