Man granted immunity in shooting death of brother
BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A man accused of shooting and killing his brother in Colbert one year ago, has been granted immunity.
The murder case against Darren Bradford, 50, was dismissed Tuesday after a judge ruled the shooting of Willie Berry, 56, was justified.
Court documents say that Berry and his wife were in an altercation, and his wife, Sheila Berry, contacted Bradford and their sister.
Mrs. Berry said she “never called Darren, [but she] did speak to Yolanda that day.”
After they arrived, Berry threatened to kill Bradford, and the two got into a fight. Bradford and his sister got in the car to leave, and Berry shot at them as they were driving away.
Court documents say Bradford then returned fire, killing Berry.
A judge ruled that the shooting was in self-defense.
The state has five days to appeal the ruling.
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