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In Texas they would have given Mr. Song some replacment ammo and certificate of appreciation. I can't help but think the world is a better place becasuse of Mr. Song's actions. Your comments?LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 26-year-old Los Angeles man who prosecutors say shot at two thieves stealing his car, killing one of them, was charged on Wednesday with murder.
Yoon Ho Song could face 50 years to life in prison if he is convicted of the first degree murder of Mario Sandoval Martinez and a special allegation of using a handgun, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Prosecutors say Song came out of his house to find two car thieves pushing his customized Honda out of his driveway in the predawn hours on Monday and opened fire, hitting Martinez, 25, in the back. The second suspect got away.
"The fact that your car is being stolen isn't a legal justification for killing somebody,"...[snip]