No. 17-1701.

940 N.W.2d 419 (2020)

STATE of Iowa, Appellee, v. Steve W. FORDYCE II, Appellant.

Supreme Court of Iowa.

Filed March 6, 2020.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Christopher A. Kragnes Sr. , Des Moines, for appellant.

Thomas J. Miller , Attorney General, Israel J. Kodiaga and Linda J. Hines , Assistant Attorneys General, and Brian Williams , County Attorney, and Brad Walz , Assistant County Attorney, for appellee.

Under Iowa law, a person is justified in the use of reasonable force, including deadly force, if that person reasonably believes the force used was necessary to defend himself or another from any imminent use of unlawful force. See Iowa Code § 704.1, .3(2015). The question presented is whether the State proved...

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