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Tort/Negligence –  Battery – Self-Defense Claim – Shooting – Intent (access required)

  Given defendant’s stated animosity towards plaintiff, plaintiff’s testimony that defendant shot him without provocation, and defendant’s subsequent purchase of a more powerful gun, defendant was not entitled to a directed verdict on the issues of self-defense or defense of another. We affirm the trial court’s grant of a directed verdict for plaintiff on his battery claim. ...

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