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Blind Florida Man Who Shot Drinking Buddy Dead With Assault Rifle To Get Guns Back

Source: Lee Moran / New York Daily News

A blind former Marine who shot his drinking buddy dead with an assault rifle is set to get his guns back.

John Wayne Rogers, 40, last month escaped first-degree murder charges for the Mar. 2012 killing of pal James Dewitt, 34, under Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” rule.

Seminole County Circuit Judge John Galluzzo ruled Rogers had acted in self-defense when he opened fire with his .308 caliber assault rifle during a brawl in his Sanford living room.

And on Thursday, Galluzzo sensationally ruled that Rogers’ be reunited with his two guns.

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