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Jordan Davis' mom speaks out after loud music trial

Mom speaks out after son's killer convicted
Michael Dunn will be retried on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis

MARIETTA, Ga. -- The whole encounter only took one minute, and thirty six seconds, but it was enough for a jury to convict Michael Dunn of first degree premeditated murder.

Dunn now awaits sentencing in the shooting death of Marietta teen Jordan Davis after an argument over loud music.
11Alive's Kaitlyn Ross sat down exclusively with Jordan's mother after the verdict.

The first trial ended with a conviction of attempted murder on the kids in the car who survived that night, but the jury was hung on the murder charge for the one child who died: Jordan Davis.

Lucy McBath says this verdict feels like justice.

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"I felt like finally my son has rest, he really has peace," she said.

For two years and two trials, Lucy McBath has waited for those words.

"I threw my head back, and I just, phew, and you could hear the gasps of relief," she said.

Lucy sat in the front row when Michael Dunn testified, and never looked away.

"I just kept praying for him. The whole time he was on the stand, I just kept praying for him and thought what a wretched soul," she said.

Now that the trial's over, Lucy's taking on a full time role with Every Town Against Gun Violence to keep Jordan's legacy alive.

"I feel really good that the very things I was trying to teach him, and show him, and shape him in to being, I have been able to walk that out these last two years, and I intend to keep walking that out because Jordan is always with me," she said.

She's also started a scholarship in his name to help other kids reach the dreams she had for her son.

Michael Dunn will be sentenced October 17.

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