She says she had no intention of shooting him but took up the gun in strict self defense.
This is the gist of her evidence and if the jury takes it at its face, the result will not be in much doubt. She told it in a low voice and very brokenly and was frequently overcome with emotion. The case will probably go to the jury tonight.
The defense closed yesterday and then came to the rebuttal and surrebuttal evidence which occupied a comparatively short time and the attorneys commenced their plea. Assistant prosecutor Wycoff opened for the state and will be followed by C. H. Elgin and C. F. Howell for the defense, County Attorney Porter closing for the state It is expected that the case will go to the jury tonight.