Barfield: "There's nothing good about this case"

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By Denyse Clark, Reporter

On the final day of testimony in the State v. Michael Hawkins trial, the State rested and the defense called two witnesses. Defendant Michael Hawkins was on trial for the October 2008 shooting death of Touna Xiong (pronounced Song). Hawkins was charged with criminal negligent use of a firearm while hunting that resulted in the death of Xiong on Oct. 11, 2008. According to a Chester County Sheriff's report, on the night of the incident an officer was dispatched to Worthy's Ferry Road shortly after 7 p.m.

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