Verdict in Florida again raises self-defense issue

      The trial of Michael Dunn brings up questions regarding self-defense and race.

      The verdict in the city of Jacksonville is again raising the issue of self-defense and race in Florida, just seven months after George Zimmerman was acquitted of killing a black teenager, Trayvon Martin, about 125 miles south of here.

      Michael Dunn, a 47-year-old software developer, could face 60 years in prison following his conviction Saturday on multiple counts of attempted murder for shooting into a carful of teenagers in 2012. One teenager died in the incident.

      Jurors couldn't agree on the first-degree murder charge in the death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, and a mistrial was declared.

      In contrast, Zimmerman -- who also claimed self-defense -- was acquitted in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

      Dunn's attorney has vowed to appeal.