Michael Dunn Tells Son 'I'm Not a Monster' in Jailhouse Tape

The man convicted of opening fire on a group of teenagers talked with his family ahead of the trial.
3:00 | 02/22/14

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Jailhouse tapes just released. On them we hear from the man who opened fire on a car filled with teenagers after an argument over loud music. This morning the phone call. He made to his son shortly after the shooting offering new insight into his mind -- and ABC's -- nine and is here with more -- good morning. Hi guys good morning to you these recordings come out under Florida's sunshine law which allows people access to public records. And that includes jail house conversations. For the first time we're hearing Michael Dunn defended his image to his son. In this somber jailhouse conversation. As he awaits trial for the murder of unarmed teen Jordan Davis. Yes these tapes recorded less than a month after -- shot and killed Davis in the gas station parking lot during an argument over loud music. Don acknowledges to his son that he would do things differently if he can go back to the night he fired ten shots into the car where Davis in three of his friends -- Yeah. Giving his son the same jailhouse account. He gave fiancee Rhonda -- year. And later a jury it wasn't just violence -- -- on -- one that jury was unable to reach a verdict on the charge of murdering Jordan Davis. It's done done with the conviction on three counts of attempted second degree murder. Charges we learned this new glimpse into his pretrial mindset he was sure he could beat. And. It'll work out. So what's next for Michael -- the sentencing hearing for those three attempted second degree murder charges of murder convictions. Could come as early as late march and a retrial date for the first degree murder charges of Jordan Davis could possibly come in day.

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