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Old July 11, 2011, 09:52 PM   #19
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DNS beat me to it; the act of getting the second gun out of the drawer, and the time lapse involved between the initial incident and the shooting with the second gun, are all that would be needed to establish premeditation in most states.

WW2, that's an interesting theory, about the victim's age making it 1st degree murder, but I have to call shenanigans. Please cite ANY law that says the victim's age is what determines the existence of premeditation.

You can probably find plenty of laws that would make the shooting of a minor an aggravating circumstance, which would come into play in the penalty phase, but I'll be amazed if you can find any law that says what you claim.
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