Dunn's lawyer wants witness identities sealed

Published On: Mar 01 2013 02:46:41 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 19 2013 06:10:00 PM EST

Michael Dunn appears Tuesday at a hearing in his first-degree murder case.


The lawyer for a man accused of killing a teen in a dispute over loud music last year has filed a response to an open records requests filed by various media outlets, including Channel 4.

Michael Dunn's attorney wants the identity of witnesses kept sealed, including the one who got Dunn's license plate number as he left the scene of the shooting of 17-year-old Jordan Davis at Southside gas station.

A hearing on that motion has not been scheduled.

It's still uncertain when discovery material will be released in the case.

At a pretrial hearing last month, it was made known that State Attorney Angela Corey will prosecute the case herself.

Dunn is accused of firing into a SUV full of teens in a dispute over loud music. He says he was defending himself and his attorney has said this will be a "stand your ground" case.

Dunn's attorney asked the judge for a month to review discovery material he recently received and take depositions with witnesses at the Gate gas station that night.

The next pretrial hearing for Dunn is March 19.


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