Iowa County man found not guilty in homicide retrial

An Iowa County man Friday was found not guilty of first degree intentional homicide in connection with the shooting death of his step father.

Austin Valdez, 21, quickly left a heavily guarded courtroom after the verdict.

Last year, Valdez's trial on the less serious charge of reckless homicide in the death of 46-year old Robin Reeson ended in a hung jury.

Valdez maintained he was protecting his mother.

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