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One juror speaks out about "loud music" verdict
One of the jurors in the controversial Florida "Loud Music" trial is speaking out,
Revealing new details about why they deadlocked on a key murder charge against Michael Dunn.
This, as the parents of the teenager he killed - Jordan Davis - say they want justice.
A life was taken. I mean, there is no longer a Jordan Davis and there is only one reason why that is.
Juror number 4 says she believes Michael Dunn was guilty of murder. firing into that car of teenagers after an argument over loud music, and killing
the unarmed Jordan Davis.
But in an exclusive interview with ABC News, she revealed that several jurors were convinced early on that Dunn shot in self-defense.
I thought I was gonna be killed.
We pretty much knew after about two days with the self-defense thing that we were going to be hung.
In the end, the spilt was 9 to 3 - with most believing the 47-year-old software developer could have backed down even if, as he claims, he saw the teens with a weapon.
- We all believed there was another way out, another option.
Without a consensus on the murder charge, the judge declared a mistrial on that count. But jurors did find Dunn guilty of trying to kill Davis' friends.
Oh my God! someone is shooting!
The parents of Jordan Davis say the shooting will haunt them for the rest of their lives but that they believe their son's legacy will live on.
He had a wonderful sense of humor, just very intuitive, very wise, and a very compassionate child.
They also hope a new jury will bring justice for Jordan --I want Michael Dunn to be tried and found guilty of killing my son, of letting him know that it was wrong to kill my unarmed 17 year old.
Dunn will likely spend at least 60 years behind bars on the attempted murder conviction. Prosecutors say they will bring a new murder case against him.