"I'm finna act up in here,man.
I'm finna act up in here."NOW AT 4 -- THE MAN WHO FIREDTHE BULLET THAT KILLED 13-YEAR-OLD SANDRA PARKS PUTS ANEND TO HIS OWN TRIAL.ISAAC BARNES CHANGED HIS PLEATO GUILTY THIS MORNING -- JUSTONE DAY AFTER HIS TRIALSTARTED.
BEN JORDAN WAS IN THECOURTROOM DURING THE EMOTIONALTURN OF EVENTS."Isaac Barnes surprised justabout everyone inside thecourtroom this morning when heinterrupted a witness andjudge calling off the trial.WHILE A WITNESS WAS JUSTBEGINNING TO TESTIFY -- ASUDDEN OUTBURST CAME FROM THEDEFENDANT HIMSELF.
"I don'twant to go no farther with mytrial because honestly,truthfully, I don't want(witness's name) to go throughwhat she going through on thestand."ISAAC BARNES FOUGHTBACK TEARS AS HE CHANGED ALLOF HIS PLEAS TO GUILTY.
JudgeSanders: "Mr. Barnes, what'syour plea to the offense offirst degree recklesshomicide, use of a dangerousweapon?" Barnes: "I pleadguilty." AND WITH THAT --BARNES ADMITS TO FIRING THEBULLET THAT STRUCK SANDRAPARKS WHILE SHE WAS WATCHINGTV INSIDE HER HOME LAST FALL."I'm happy." A FEELING OFRELIEF SETS IN FOR SANDRA'SMOTHER BERNICE PARKS AS HERFAMILY NO LONGER HAS TO GOTHROUGH A GRUELING TRIAL ANDCAN BEGIN TO HEAL.
"Stillgoing to be hell because Imiss my baby, but I know shedidn't die for nothing.
Mybaby going to be OK." WITHJUST ONE LAST STEP REMAININGUNTIL JUSTICE IS SERVED INTHIS DEVASTATING CRIME --PARKS HOPES BARNES' SENTENCINGCOMES WITH A HARSH PUNISHMENT."I want life.
You took mybaby's, you took all herprecious moments.
Graduation,prom, dating, oh my god, youtook everything but we stillsucceeding.
We still goingahead." "The state agreed to aplea deal with barnes -dropping a charge ofintimidating a witness.
Hestill faces a maximum penaltyof 85 years in prison.
At theMilwaukee County Courthouse,Ben Jordan, Today'S Tmj4."