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Police hunter acquitted

TEXARKANA, Texas — A Texas appeals court acquitted, of attempted capital murder, a man who livestreamed his armed “police hunt” on social media due to insufficient evidence. “Clearly, the evidence showed [his] intent to kill a law enforcement officer. But even this mountain of intent evidence cannot, alone, supply the statutorily required act constituting attempt.”

Read the ruling here.

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