Murder defendant: ‘I closed my eyes and pulled the trigger’

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by Chris Paschenko/ The Daily News

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Posted on September 28, 2012 at 1:32 PM

LEAGUE CITY, Texas — A murder defendant accused of burglarizing automobiles testified Thursday he shot a truck owner in self-defense after the man attacked him.

Erick Herman Santos-Valdez, 20, took the witness stand in his murder trial and admitted to shooting League City resident Daniel Lee Clark after the pair fought over Santos-Valdez’s gun.

Clark, 23, was found dead about 2:15 a.m. June 5, 2011, in the road by his house in the 1900 block of Acacia Street.

To read more, visit the Galveston County Daily News.

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