Woman indicted for murder over road rage shooting has case delayed

Crystal Scott had a court date reset Monday for her murder case.

March 4, 2013 4:41:10 PM PST
A woman indicted for murder over a road rage shooting had her case delayed Monday.

Crystal Scott was supposed to make her first court appearance, but her attorney says the judge reset the case to give the defense more time to investigate.

Scott says she and Jonathan Ables were in a fender bender in September 2012. Scott says Ables beat on her window, then opened her door.

Scott has a concealed handgun license and says she feared for her life when she shot and killed Ables.

"It was man against a young woman. A fight that she felt like she would never be able to overcome. She did what she had the right to do and that is to protect herself," said defense attorney Letitia Quinones.

Ables' family says that they do not agree with Scott's story and that Ables' alleged actions were not in his nature.

Scott's new court date is April 4.

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