JUDGE: The State may call in its next witness
DISTRICT ATTORNEY WARREN: I would like to call Dr. Jake Barnes to the stand.
Joe Barry enters the box and is sworn in-
WARREN: Dr. Jake please state your full name.
JAKE: Dr. Jacob Smith Barnes
WARREN: Thank you Dr. Barnes. Can you tell this court about our profession?
JAKE: I am a licensed forensics doctor.
WARREN: From your experience, how much time does it take for gun powder traces could remain in a person’s hand who fired a gun?
WARREN: Are you familiar with Mr. Robert Ransom?
JAKE: Yes, Attorney, he was brought to my clinic for gun powder testing on the month of August.
WARREN: Based from the results presented in this court, you decided that the result of the gun powder test is negative.
JAKE: Yes, Attorney.