Prosecutors, defense rest in trial of dad accused of killing drunken driver

Closing arguments are expected to begin Wednesday morning

By Erica Young - News Producer
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BRAZORIA COUNTY, Texas - Closing arguments are expected to begin Wednesday morning in the trial of a man accused of shooting the drunken driver who killed his two sons.

On Tuesday, the defense called three witnesses to the stand. The defense then rested its case.

David Barajas is on trial in Brazoria County, accused of shooting and killing Jose Banda in a fit of rage.

Barajas' sons, 11 and 12 years old, were pushing their family's car after it broke down when Banda's vehicle hit and killed them.

If convicted, Barajas faces life in prison.

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