this is hard to believe. I mean the guy fired a shot with no clue where the bullet would go. he did not shoot anyone threatening him but a innocent person. and worse yet no big deal he is not responsible for his actions. http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/10/11/2769631/south-carolina-stand-ground/ On Wednesday, a South Carolina judge granted immunity from prosecution to a man who shot and killed an innocent bystander during a botched confrontation with a group of teenagers. The judge relied on the states Stand Your Ground law. Seventeen-year-old Darrell Niles was in his car, minding his own business back in 2010 when 33-year-old Shannon Anthony Scott shot and killed him. Earlier that day, a group of girls had followed and threatened Scotts 15-year-old daughter. They later drove past Scotts house in an SUV. But when Scott walked out of his house with a handgun to confront the women thugs, as he described them, he instead fired straight into the 1992 Honda of Darrell Niles, who was unarmed. Niles was killed instantly. Some questions remain in the case: The group of girls may have fired shots first, but testimony is conflicted on if shots were fired at Scott himself, or at all. There is also some indication that Scott was primed to shoot his gun at someone: Even prior to the shooting, he had a sign in his window that read, Fight Crime Shoot First, according to a 5th Circuit Assistant Solicitor. Despite the defenses evidence that Scott had no proof the young man was an imminent threat, Scotts attorney who, oddly enough, is state Rep. Todd Rutherford (D-SC) argued that if Scott hadnt shot Niles, he would have had to go back to his home and hope that the cavalry (police) are going to come. All that matters is that Mr. Scott felt his life was in jeopardy, Rutherford said. On Wednesday, Circuit Judge Maite Murphy accepted those arguments and ruled that Scott believed he was aiming for the group that had threatened his daughter, and therefore was protected under South Carolinas 2006 Stand Your Ground law. Darrell Niless mother was devastated by the order. Its not right; its not right, she told a local TV station, saying she fears her son will be vilified in death and seen as one of those threatening Scotts daughter. The truth needs to be out there. The order has been appealed by Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson.