Kinney reckless homicide case dismissed

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By Damon Lawrence

The criminal case against Jacob Kinney — the Harriman teen charged with reckless homicide in the 2016 death of MarStratton Gordon — is over.

A hearing was held in the case on Wednesday.

General Sessions Court Judge Dennis Humphrey determined Jacob acted in self defense and dismissed the charge.

“He’s been innocent the whole entire time,” Jacob’s mom, Sherri Kinney said.

Jacob was 15 on Aug. 28, 2016, when he was accused of shooting Gordon in the face while Gordon was visiting the Kinney home on Byrd Street in Harriman.

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