TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Mar 15, 2012

A Texas lawyer who was parked in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse yesterday when a gunman shot four people not only witnessed a fatal shooting but, he says, came close to being shot himself by the gunman. “He looked at me directly. I’m in the field of fire and he’s changing clips and I look at him, my window is down, and I mouthed the words, ‘You don’t have to kill me,’” Johns told station KHOU. Instead of shooting at Johns' vehicle, the gunman randomly fired at the courthouse. The ABA Journal reports