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Jacob Bircher claimed he didn’t intend to kill anyone when he shot into a crowd outside a bar.
Jacob Bircher claimed he didn’t intend to kill anyone when he shot into a crowd outside a bar.

New trial ordered for Cheers Lounge shooter

Appeals court faults judge’s instruction on transferred intent

The instruction on transferred intent was “a square peg that never fit the round hole of the State’s theory of the case,” Judge Douglas Nazarian wrote for the three-judge panel.

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Lauren Kirkwood covers the business of law beat at The Daily Record.

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