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Judge to take up evidence request in Will Smith case

Cardell Hayes (Source: OPSO) Cardell Hayes (Source: OPSO)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A judge in the Will smith murder case is expected to take up an evidence request Wednesday.

The attorney for the man accused of killing the former Saints player Filed a motion to transfer evidence Tuesday.

Investigators say Cardell Hayes shot and killed Smith in the Lower Garden District back in April following a confrontation that included a vehicle crash.

Hayes' attorney claims the gunfire was self-defense. The trial is set for Dec. 1.

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