'I was the victim,' says loud music trial shooter in jailhouse phone call

FILE: Michael Dunn, 47, was convicted of attempted murder for shooting into a carful of teenagers after an argument over what he called their "thug music"

February 18, 2014 8:40:50 AM PST
A 47-year-old software developer was convicted Saturday of attempted murder for shooting into a carful of teenagers after an argument over what he called their "thug music," but jurors couldn't agree on the most serious charge of first-degree murder.

Prosecutors released audio Monday of several jailhouse calls placed by Michael Dunn -- the man at the center of another controversial Florida trial -- shedding new light on his mindset in the initial days after he fatally shot 17-year-old Jordan Davis over a confrontation over loud music.

"I'm the [expletive deleted] victim here. I was the one who was victimized," says Dunn, 47, in one of the calls in which he appeared to chuckle while speaking about his predicament. "I'm the victor but I was the victim too."

In a separate call with his fiancé Rhonda Rouer, Dunn makes the connection between his situation and scenarios where police officers doubt rape victims.

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