Marissa Alexander, a 32-year-old mother of three, fired what she described as a warning shot in the direction of her husband — against whom she had a protective order — and two stepsons. No one was injured, but she was convicted of attempted murder and sentenced to 20 years.

To read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/marissa-alexander-case-in-spotlight-after-zimmerman-trial/2013/07/15/6030be5a-ed5c-11e2-9008-61e94a7ea20d_story.html

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