'Justified Killing In Frank Fowler's Killings'

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In short story, “Killings”, Richard Strout kills Frank Fowler because Frank started talking to his ex-wife. Richard walked in and shot Frank right in front of his kids and wife. Richard shot Frank twice in the chest and once in the face with a 9 mm. automatic gun. A justified killing means for a killing to be proven reasonable. So, saving someone from death would be a justified killing. A non-justified killing is when you are intentionally meaning to kill someone with a bad intent. Towards the middle of the story, Richard Strout finds out that Frank Fowler was talking to his now, ex-wife. Not only that, they were in the middle of the divorce process and she began a new relationship with Frank. Richard was enraged, so he walked into the house
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