Shooting in France Ignites Self-Defense Debate

A 67-year-old jeweler in France shot a teenager in the…

A 67-year-old jeweler in France shot a teenager in the back with an unlicensed semiautomatic pistol as the teen and an accomplice sped away on a motor scooter with gems they had stolen at gunpoint.

The body of the youth, Anthony Asli, 19, was discovered on a nearby street lined with small grocery markets. The jeweler, Stephan Turk, was arrested last week and charged with murder. The case has set off a national debate in France about how to define self-defense, and about the decision to charge Mr. Turk.

Read more at http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/19/world/europe/fatal-shooting-stirs-self-defense-debate-in-france.html.

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  • bobfairlane

    Does “teen” mean african black young criminal, like it does in US news?

  • bobfairlane

    That’s not possible! They have Gun Control!