Red Oak man freed on Iowa's "stand your ground" law

A District Court Judge says a Red Oak man accused of shooting to death a man who was attacking him has immunity under Iowa's "stand your ground" law.  

39 year old Kevin Staley was supposed to be tried Tuesday for voluntary manslaughter.  He admitted he shot 27 Devin Davis October 11th.  

The judge said that Staley was ambushed in an alley by two men wearing hoodies.  After he was knocked down, Staley pulled his handgun and shot Davis.  In his ruling , Judge James Heckerman said, "a resonable person being attacked in a dark alley by masked me would believe their life to be in jeopardy." 

Staley was freed from jail by the judge's order Tuesday.

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