Porch Shooting Trial Witness: Manner of Death Was 'Homicide'

As the prosecution rests its case, Theodore Wafer's attorneys try to prove he acted in self-defense.
1:34 | 07/30/14

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The prosecution resting today in Theodore wafers murder trial. The medical examiner testifying Weaver fired the gunshot that killed nineteen year old Banesha McBride from less than three feet away. Going on to say McBride was drunk when she died last November explaining her blood alcohol level was eleven times the legal limit for her age when McBride got into a car accident stumbled onto wafers front porch near Detroit and banged on his door. What was the manner of death. -- Wafer has pleaded not guilty claiming he shot the unarmed woman in self defense because he thought someone was trying to break -- The lead detective in the case on the stand saying he found no evidence of an attempted home invasion. It admitted he did not investigate whether anyone was with McBride who may have tried to get into wafers home. This case to me this was. Opening and shot and -- -- attraction. But wait for self defense claim was called into question. And police dash -- audio from the scene you can hear him saying he didn't know the gun was loaded when he shot McBride. That's the problem here is on the one hand it's self defense on the other hand seems to be a mistake and those two things are -- And the defense called its first witness late this afternoon still unclear if Wafer we'll take the stand. -- Gonzales ABC news New York.

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