No. 17-15323.

958 F.3d 1102 (2020)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Willie EVANS, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

May 6, 2020.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Alejandra Lizzette Lopez , Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney Service — SFL, Emily M. Smachetti , U.S. Attorney Service — Southern District of Florida, U.S. Attorney Service — SFL Miami, FL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Tracy Michele Dreispul , Federal Public Defender's Office, Willie Evans , FDC Miami — Inmate Legal Mail, Miami, FL, Michael Caruso , Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender's Office, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before ROSENBAUM, GRANT, and HULL, Circuit Judges.

Responding to 911 calls of shots fired, police officers kicked down the door to Willie Evans's home after they heard whimpering from inside. Warrantless searches of private dwellings are presumptive violations of the Fourth Amendment, but the government says the search was justified under what's known as the emergency aid exception...

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