This case is one of those where right is right, wrong is wrong, but no one can agree which is which. On one hand, if this man truly FELT his life was in danger, he did the right thing. On the other hand, did he really need to shoot the other? Imagine being on that jury, either one, all you have is the word of the shooter and the prosecutor and one would imagine the testimony of character witnesses or something. It seems obvious both sides failed the jury. As they say, it’s better for ten guilty men to go free than one innocent man to go to jail. In other words, the system worked, right or wrong.
Prosecutors in Olmsted County dropped a murder case against a Rochester man on Monday after two juries failed to render verdicts.
Olmsted County Jail via AP
Authorities charged 26-year-old Alexander William Weiss in the shooting death of 17-year-old Mohammed Rahim in January 2018.
According to the criminal complaint, Weiss was driving in Rochester, Minn., on a Sunday morning when he saw a Chevy Cavalier moving too fast and crash into a storm drain. Weiss said he pulled up behind Rahim’s Chevy to