By Breanna Edwards
NYPD Sgt. Hugh Barry, who fatally shot a mentally ill Bronx woman is arguing for a change in venue for his murder trial.
According to the New York post, in court documents, which give Barry’s first public account of his deadly encounter with 66-year-old Deborah Danner, Barry describes the moment he realized that Danner had given up the scissors she had for an “indisputably deadly weapon”...a bat.
“As Sergeant Barry rushed into the bedroom, Ms. Danner grabbed a thirty-two (32) inch wooden bat from under the covers on the bed,’’ the document reads. “[She] turned toward [Barry], and held the bat in a right-handed baseball-batter stance, with her right hand above her left, with the bat above her right shoulder near her ear.
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Source: The Root