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84-Year-Old White Homeowner Pleads Not Guilty to Shooting Black Teen Who Mistakenly Came to His Home

Andrew Lester, an 84-year-old white homeowner, entered a not guilty plea in a Kansas City court Wednesday for shooting a Black teenager who mistakenly came to his home. The trial is scheduled to begin October 7, 2024, and has sparked national debates about gun policies and race in America. Yarl's mother was in the court for the plea hearing, hoping for justice and recognition that ringing a doorbell is not a crime.