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Continued: Detroit-area man who shot woman on porch convicted of murder after jury rejects self-defense

  • Article by: ED WHITE , Associated Press
  • Last update: August 8, 2014 - 7:16 AM

Wafer is white and McBride was black, and some wondered in the aftermath of the shooting whether race may have been a factor, likening it to the shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. But the race angle was hardly mentioned at trial.

"It's about people with guns who don't use the right judgment before they pick them up," Spinks said.

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