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Texas / Justification to Kill / Horn #897435

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 2008
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911 exchange between an operator and Texas Joe Horn played.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The case of Horn, who shot and killed burglars {Hernando Torres and Diego Ortiz†} outside next door following his 911 call to the police, featured; last November's 911 exchange between the operator and Horn before, during and after the shooting played.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with radio talk show host Lars Larson and "InSession"'s Lisa Bloom about what Horn did. [From Portland, Oregon, LARSON - defends what Hall, the homeowner, did since citizens have a right to protect themselves.] [In-studio, BLOOM - cites the law against shooting two burglars who are escaping; explains the "castle doctrine".] Other material: the 911 exchange between Horn and the operator after and before the shooting played.

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