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Gunman Stands Trial For Murder Of 8 Year Old Girl
Updated May 5, 2013 12:06 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - The jury trial of an Indianapolis man accused of murdering an eight-year-old girl is underway.

27-year-old Emmanuel McClendon Jr. is accused of firing a gun into a house last February, killed Karissa Hitchings.

Defense attorney Dennis Thomas claims his client fired the gun in self defense, claiming the homeowner pointed a gun at McClendon. However, prosecutors say the defendant had no reason to drive by the home and circled it "like a predator."

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