Trial for “accidental” Chattanooga killing begins today

After four hours of testimony today, holes in the memory…

After four hours of testimony today, holes in the memory of the first witness called in a 21-year-old’s murder trial raised more questions than answers.

Kevin Driscoll answered the majority of attorneys’ questions with: “I don’t remember, sir.”

At times he remembered unloading two handguns before allowing friends to handle them during a March 9, 2011 get-together at his parents’ Chattanooga home. Defendent Myles Stout used one of the guns to shoot and kill 18-year-old Myles Compton.

At other times, Driscoll said he couldn’t recall who was present when certain events occurred at the party and contradicted his own statements to police shortly after the shooting.

Stout’s defense is that the incident was an accident and he did not know the weapon was loaded.

Read more at The Times Free Press

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