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Closing arguments highlight self-defense

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The defense attorney for the man accused of shooting Ahmaud Arbery urged the jury to find him not guilty on all charges in closing arguments Monday. Closing arguments before a disproportionately white jury began after 10 days of testimony that concluded last week, not long after the man who shot Arbery testified he pulled the trigger in self-defense. "We have carried him to the surface to you. Now the choice is yours. Will you do as he has done in the past to others? Will you reach out your hand and extend it to Travis McMichael and pull him out of those waters?" said defense attorney Jason Sheffield.

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