302 S.C. 508 (1990)

397 S.E.2d 98

The STATE, Respondent v. James O'Neal DOUGLAS, Appellant.

Supreme Court of South Carolina.

Decided October 8, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David I. Bruck and John H. Blume, both of Bruck & Blume, Columbia, for appellant.

Atty. Gen. T. Travis Medlock, Asst. Atty. Gen. Harold M. Coombs, Jr., Staff Attys. Gwendolyn L. Fuller and Miller W. Shealy, Jr., Columbia, and Sol. William L. Ferguson, York, for respondent.

Heard June 8, 1990.

Decided Oct. 8, 1990.

FINNEY, Justice:

Appellant James O'Neal Douglas was convicted for murder, armed robbery and using a firearm in commission of the crimes. We reverse and remand for a new trial.

On August 12, 1987, around 11:30 P.M., John Newton Barber was walking home from work when he encountered the appellant and John Allen Dixon. Moments later, a shot was fired and Barber was killed. Dixon testified for the state...

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