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Murray testifies about getting shot while fishing
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Saying his cellphone was literally shot from his hand as he was calling 911 during a fishing trip, shooting victim Ken Murray identified the man who fired the blasts from the shore which left him wounded.“He said, ‘You get out of here now,’” Murray recalled hearing his alleged shooter, Floyd Kirby, 75, exclaim as he opened fire first with a small handgun.Murray’s recollections of the events of May 10 came during a preliminary hearing for Kirby, who was bound to the grand jury by General Sessions Judge Larry Ross on two counts of aggravated assault. The felony charges carry three to six years per count.Murray told the court he and friend Stan Owenby were fishing along the bank of Harvest Farm Lake where Murray is a homeowner. Upon drifting in their boat behind Kirby’s home, which is near Murray’s house, the victim said the yelling and shooting began.

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