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Jul 17, 2013 1:03 PM by NBC News

Jurors Watch Boy's Shooting

WISCONSIN (WTMJ) - The Milwaukee, Wisconsin man accused of gunning down his 13-year-old neighbor last year told police he did it because he wanted his stolen shotguns back.

The comments came in a police-interrogation video that prosecutors aired in his homicide trial Tuesday.

Jurors were also shown home security footage of teh shooting.

76-year-old John Henry Spooner is accused of fatally shooting Darius Simmons in the chest from several feet away.

Spooner's defense attorney concedes that Spooner killed Simmons but says the issue is whether he had intent to kill.

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