Jury didn't hear ABC7's exclusive interview with Pier 14 shooting suspect

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One of the most shocking aspects of the Pier 14 shooting not guilty verdict is that it comes despite the defendant admitting to shooting Kate Steinle in an exlcusive interview with ABC7. Reporter Cornell Barnard conducted that interview just hours after the shooting. (KGO-TV)

A jury on Thursday found a Mexican man not guilty in the killing of a woman on a San Francisco pier that touched off a fierce national immigration debate two years ago, rejecting possible charges ranging from involuntary manslaughter to first-degree murder.

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One of the most shocking aspects of the verdict is that it comes despite the defendant admitting to shooting Kate Steinle in an exclusive interview with ABC7.

Click here for the exclusive interview with reporter Cornell Barnard and click here for a look back at the events of the Kate Steinle murder trial.

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