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Watch: Clearwater parking lot shooter Michael Drejka questioned after arrest

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office has released a video of detectives questioning Michael Drejka, the man who killed Markeis McGlockton, in a shooting that has reignited a national debate over self-defense.

Investigators spent hours talking to Drejka about the argument over a handicap-reserved parking space that led to the July 19 shooting and his perception of events before he pulled the trigger.

During other moments in the video, Drejka sat quietly, taking sips from a red plastic cup and at one point making a makeshift sling out of his shirt for his right arm, which he fell on when McGlockton shoved him in the moments before the shooting.

The video follows 400 pages of documents release by the Sheriff's Office, which included a transcript of interviews with Drejka and several witnesses. Read more from the documents here.

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