Friend of victim cross-examined, explains why he didn’t leave

Shane Medeiros

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Day 13 of the Christopher Deedy murder trial came to a close with the cross-examination of the shooting victim’s friend.

Shane Medeiros was a friend of Kollin Elderts. He was cross-examined by defense attorneys, and was asked repeatedly why he stayed in the restaurant after a fight broke out.

Elderts was killed by a gunshot after he got into a fight with special agent Christopher Deedy.

Medeiros told the court he stayed because he was also involved in a fight with Deedy’s friend.

“I just didn’t want to believe that someone was going to be carrying around a gun in a crowded McDonalds – like that. So at first I was just trying to make myself believe that this guy doesn’t have a gun. Who’s going to be carrying around a gun right now? But then I realized, it is a gun. He does have a gun,” Medeiros said.

Deedy’s lawyers say he shot Elderts in self defense.

Trial continues tomorrow.

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