JACKSONVILLE, Florida — A jury has been seated in the second trial of a white Florida man accused of killing a black teenager during an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store.
Twelve jurors and four alternates are scheduled to hear opening statements Thursday, despite arguments by attorneys for 47-year-old Michael Dunn that media coverage had made getting a fair jury in Jacksonville impossible. Two of the jurors are black, and 10 are white.
Prosecutors say Dunn killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis of Marietta, Georgia, by firing 10 times into an SUV occupied by four teens in November 2012.
A previous jury found Dunn guilty of attempted second-degree murder for firing the shots, but deadlocked on first-degree murder.
Dunn faces at least 60 years in prison for the convictions.
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