• BREAKING: New Trial Denied For Marissa Alexander [VIDEO]

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    Marissa Alexander Stand your GroundA judge denied Marissa Alexander a new trial this morning in a 2010 shooting that left no one dead or injured, The Florida Times-Union reports.

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    The Jacksonville native claims she was in fear of her life when she fired a warning shot in the direction of her husband, Rico Gray, during an argument.

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    Though Gray was neither shot nor injured during the incident, Alexander was charged and convicted on three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. She unsuccessfully claimed her right to fire the shot under Florida‘s “Stand Your Ground” law. Her sentencing hearing is scheduled for May 11 where she can face a 20-year mandatory sentence.

    Watch Marissa talk about her case below

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