The three White males charged with the homicide of Ahmaud Arbery solely pursued him via the quiet Georgia neighborhood as a result of “he was a Black man running down the street,” a prosecutor stated Monday in her closing argument.

“All three of these men made assumptions, made assumptions about what was going on that day and made their decision to attack Ahmaud Arbery in their driveway because he was a Black man running down the street,” Linda Dunikoski informed jurors in the Glynn County Courthouse as Black militia teams gathered exterior.

Dozens of Black Lives Matter and Black Panther protesters collect exterior the Glynn County Courthouse the place the trial of Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan is held, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, in Brunswick, Ga. The three males charged with the February 2020 slaying of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery. 
(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Travis McMichael, 35; his father Greg McMichael, 65; and their neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan are charged with homicide, aggravated assault and false imprisonment for the fatal shooting of Arbery Feb. 23, 2020.

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Greg McMichael informed investigators that he noticed Arbery “hauling a—” by his home on that Sunday afternoon in Satilla Shores. He known as his son, and the two males grabbed their weapons, hopped in their pickup and pursued the 25-year-old, who they thought was a burglar. Bryan later joined the chase in his personal truck.

Prosecutor Linda Dunikoski presents a closing argument to the jury during the trial of Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan, at the Glynn County Courthouse, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, in Brunswick, Ga.  

Prosecutor Linda Dunikoski presents a closing argument to the jury throughout the trial of Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan, at the Glynn County Courthouse, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, in Brunswick, Ga.  
(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, Pool)

During the pursuit, Greg McMichael, a retired cop, shouted “Stop or I’ll blow your f—king head off!” Dunikoski informed jurors.

The younger man didn’t utter a phrase to the males, threaten them or brandish a weapon, she stated.

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At the finish of the chase, the McMichaels and Bryan boxed in Arbery with their vehicles. Travis McMichael, a former mechanic in the U.S. Coast Guard, stepped out of the driver’s facet of his idling pickup and raised his shotgun.

Travis McMichael listens to one of his attorneys during a motion hearing in the Glynn County Courthouse, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, in Brunswick, Ga. 

Travis McMichael listens to 1 of his attorneys throughout a movement listening to in the Glynn County Courthouse, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, in Brunswick, Ga. 
(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, Pool)

Arbery darted proper to the different facet of the car then turned left towards Travis McMichael. The two tussled over the weapon and Travis McMichael opened hearth, as Bryan recorded half of the lethal encounter on his cellphone.

“This was excessive force,” Dunikoski stated. “They attacked him, they shot and killed him. They can’t claim self defense under the law because they were the initial, unjustified aggressors.”

Arbery had been captured on surveillance video on 5 events in an under-construction house in the neighborhood, and the McMichaels acknowledged him from the footage. There isn’t any proof he ever stole something.

This combination of booking photos provided by the Glynn County, Ga., Detention Center, shows, from left, Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan Jr.  (Glynn County Detention Center via AP, File)

This mixture of reserving photographs offered by the Glynn County, Ga., Detention Center, reveals, from left, Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr.  (Glynn County Detention Center through AP, File)
(Glynn County Detention Center through AP, File)

Travis McMichael testified final week that he was attempting to make a citizen’s arrest and detain Arbery till police arrived. The regulation, which was largely repealed in the wake of the killing, had allowed anybody to detain an individual they knew had dedicated a felony.

But Dunikoski described Arbery as not more than a “lookie loo” who at most was responsible of misdemeanor trespass.

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Jason Sheffield, one of Travis McMichael’s attorneys, argued that Arbery was an intruder who had repeatedly returned to the under-construction house after he had been chased off the property.

The habits unsettled an already on edge neighborhood that had just lately skilled a rash of thefts and break-ins, he stated.

Greg McMichael's defense attorney Laura Hogue presents a closing argument to the jury during the trial of Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan, at the Glynn County Courthouse, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, in Brunswick, Ga.

Greg McMichael’s protection legal professional Laura Hogue presents a closing argument to the jury throughout the trial of Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan, at the Glynn County Courthouse, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, in Brunswick, Ga.
(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, Pool)

Travis McMichael informed the almost all White jury from the witness stand that he solely opened hearth in self-defense after Arbery attacked him and grabbed his gun.

“It is absolutely, horrifically tragic that this has happened,” Sheffield stated. “This is where the law is intertwined with heartache and tragedy. You are allowed to defend yourself.”

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Laura Hogue, one of Greg McMichael’s legal professionals, stated that every time Arbery entered the unoccupied house he dedicated housebreaking.

“He was a recurring nighttime intruder and that was frightening,” she informed jurors.

Defense attorney Kevin Gough speaks during the trial of Greg McMichael and his son, Travis McMichael, and a neighbor, William "Roddie" Bryan at the Glynn County Courthouse. 

Defense legal professional Kevin Gough speaks throughout the trial of Greg McMichael and his son, Travis McMichael, and a neighbor, William “Roddie” Bryan at the Glynn County Courthouse. 
(Octavio Jones/Pool Photo through AP)

She described Arbery as the major writer of his personal tragedy. He had repeatedly crept into a house that was not his then ran away. He acted erratically when approached and made sudden and illogical selections by charging at a person with a shotgun, she stated.

Kevin Gough, Bryan’s lawyer, argued that his consumer didn’t coordinate with the codefendants, was not armed and totally cooperated with investigators.

The legal professional denied the prosecution’s declare that Bryan had used his truck as a weapon to run Arbery off the street.

“Isn’t it time, isn’t time, ladies and gentlemen, that we send Roddie Bryan home?”

No one was charged in the shooting till Bryan’s video leaked on-line, sparking nationwide outrage. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation stepped in and took over the case.

The males additionally face federal hate crime fees.