Victim: Monique Danise Wilson
The accused: Taina Serrano

Monique Danise_Wilson

Monique Danise Wilson

White female

Age at time: 19

Weapon: unclear

 
Taina_Serrano

Taina Serrano

Black female

Age at time: 25

Weapon: unclear

Case type:
Unknown

Location:
Public

Initiator:
Unclear

Witnesses:
Unclear

Case year:
2010

Location details: At Brandon Mall in Brandon, Hillsborough County, on Nov. 10, 2010

What happened: Taina Marie Serrano battered a deaf mute woman at Brandon Mall

The outcome: Serrano was charged with misdemeanor battery but a judge granted immunity.

Investigating agency: Hillsborough County Sheriff

Case decision made by: Judge

Trayvon Martin’s death became controversial because circumstances leading up to the shooting cast doubt on who was to blame. The Tampa Bay Times reviewed other “stand your ground” cases for similar circumstances. The Times relied on available information, some of which may not tell the whole story. When the situation was unclear, that was noted.

Yes No Unclear/
disputed

Did the victim initiate the confrontation?

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Was the victim armed?

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Was the victim committing a crime that led to the confrontation?

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Did the defendant pursue the victim?

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Could the defendant have retreated to avoid the conflict?

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Was the defendant on his or her property?

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Did someone witness the attack?

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Was there physical evidence?

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Case last updated: Aug. 10, 2013