Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
William M. Dawson, Birmingham, for appellant.
Don Siegelman, Atty. Gen., and Sandra Lewis, Asst. Atty. Gen., for appellee.
Court of Criminal Appeals of Alabama.
Charles Wesley Edwards was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment. This appeal is from that conviction.
Edwards contends that "all the evidence supports the contention that the shooting occurred during the course of a struggle over the gun and while he was immediately trying to unload it," and that the trial court committed error in refusing to instruct the jury on the legal principle of accident. Appellant...
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