Jury selection is underway in the trial of a central Minnesota man who claims self-defense when he fatally shot two teenagers in his home. Six jurors were chosen Monday on the first day of the murder trial of 65-year-old Byron Smith of Little Falls.
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A Minnesota homeowner accused of fatally shooting two teenagers breaking into his house has pleaded not guilty. Byron Smith faces two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Haile Kifer and Nicholas Brady.
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The attorney for a Minnesota homeowner accused of fatally shooting two teens breaking into his house is asking an appeals court to intervene in the case. Byron Smith's lawyer is asking the state Court of Appeals to review a Morrison County judge's decision to not dismiss a first-degree murder indictment against Smith.
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