|Miami appeals court throws out murder charges for man claiming self-defense|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
An Opa-locka man who shot and killed two unarmed men outside a Chiliís restaurant should be immune from prosecution under Floridaís self-defense law, a Miami appeals court ruled Thursday.
The ruling, which for now clears Gabriel Mobley of two counts of second-degree murder, marks the first time that Miamiís appeals court has granted immunity to someone under Floridaís controversial Stand Your Ground law.
The Third District Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, overturned an earlier ruling by a Miami-Dade judge denying immunity to Mobley.
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