Juvenile Court Assault (2nd Degree) — Self Defense Case
RESULT | Not Guilty at Trial
A young man was charged with second degree assault for displaying a knife to a mother and daughter. Cross-examination of the witnesses revealed that the knife was displayed in self-defense after the duo yelled racial slurs and hurled rocks at the young man. Based on this revelation, the Court found the young man not guilty because he had acted in self-defense.