(NECN: Greg Wayland, Boston, Mass.) - Closing arguments are expected today in the murder trial of Casimiro Barros. Barros is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Chiara Levin. Chiara was caught in a shooting crossfire back in March of 2007 in a Dorchester neighborhood, known for its ...
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It's are expected today in the trial of Casimir -- barrels and barrels is charged with first degree murder in the death of PR eleven NE CN's Greg Wayland has been up the trial all day. He joins us now the latest great. Hello -- this of course the case of the young woman caught in the crossfire back in March 24 2007. In a Dorchester neighborhood known for its gang activity two men have been charged that being tried separately this is you mentioned -- the trial of Kazmir barrels. And the victim in this case an innocent bystander named UR eleven. A native of Kentucky resident of the York visiting Boston back in march of 2007 for relatives birthday party. Where she -- -- one of the defendants who invited her and some friends to an after hours party the scene in court this morning chasm Obama's lead in for the closing arguments. This morning however taking up mainly of defense motions in preparation for judge Kristy Mac your boys prep charge to the jury. This shooting happened outside a Dorchester apartment on Geneva avenue. And an after hours party that was in progress but shooting broke out -- and another defendant Manuel Andre. Alleged to have left fired shots in that incident. Barrows charged as you mentioned -- first degree murder the closings however this morning have not yet happened. As an action taken up with that -- -- so far this is a trial that began. On February 10 lots of complicated issues lots for the jury to think about back to you -- know him well Greg how lawyers are peddling dallas' defense. They're claiming that someone else fired the shots that killed care eleven that someone else who was at that party and other alleged gunman fired those shots that is the basis of their defense. All right Greg thank you for that report reporting from Boston Massachusetts.