Justifiable Homicide Declared

Published at 12:32 p.m. on April 5, 2013 | Modified at 12:32 p.m. on April 5, 2013

A 24-year-old Finley man was defending himself when he fatally shot his uncle in the chest while breaking up a family dispute, law enforcement officials said Friday. Timothy Brown will not face charges in the March 22 death of Jerry L. Barton.

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