St. Louis Killing Displays Messy Reality of the ‘Castle Doctrine’

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The Trace explores the troubling "castle doctrine" shooting death 13 months ago of Martinez Smith-Payne, 13. He was killed in St. Louis by Lervurance McDade, 60, who fired four shots at three boys who were fleeing after rifling through the man's car for change. McDade had used an illegal gun to shoot at three unarmed kids some 70 feet . . .

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