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Click here for the full text of this decision FACTS:The appellant was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. HOLDING:Affirmed. The appellant claims that the evidence is legally insufficient to support the jury’s verdict on the issue of his future dangerousness. He argues that there was no evidence of premeditation to commit the murder and that he has no history of prior criminal violence. The court reviews the evidence in a light most favorable to the verdict. The appellant stole a gun from his grandfather the night before the murder and hid it. Despite his family’s efforts to persuade him to turn over the gun, the appellant refused. The following morning, the appellant retrieved the gun and walked several blocks from his house to the Chevron store. After peering in the windows, he entered the store, went into the secured office area where the victim was sitting, cocked the gun, and shot the victim in the chest. The appellant stole $114 from the cash register and reached over the dying victim to steal a carton of cigarettes before leaving. The offense was recorded on videotape. The appellant denied committing the offense until he was told it was videotaped. He told the officer who took his statement that he was not sorry for committing the offense. At the punishment stage of trial, the state presented evidence that the appellant demonstrated a disregard for authority and school rules despite the continued efforts of his mother and educators. During one incident, the appellant punched a pregnant teacher in the chest with his fist when she asked him to return to his seat. When the appellant was assigned to an alternative school, he refused to comply with its rules and standards, and he was defiant and disruptive. The state also presented evidence of the appellant’s possession of controlled substances, his fighting with police officers and resisting arrest, his committing of several burglaries as a juvenile, and his fighting with other inmates. Dr. Edward Gripon testified for the state that the appellant was not suffering from schizophrenia, but rather was suffering from antisocial personality disorder. The evidence is sufficient to support the jury’s verdict. The appellant’s actions in committing the crime were senseless and deliberate; his actions immediately following its commission were equally so. Given these actions, combined with his appellant’s past history of assaultive conduct, disregard for authority and rules, drug offenses, and juvenile offenses, and the expert testimony that the appellant displayed an antisocial personality disorder, the jury rationally could have concluded beyond a reasonable doubt that the appellant would probably commit criminal acts of violence that would pose a continuing threat to society. The court overrules the appellant’s other assertions of error. OPINION:Per curiam. Meyers and Holcomb, JJ., dissent.

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