Man accused of killing former NFL player gets new lawyers
GRETNA- New lawyers have signed on to defend the man accused of fatally shooting former NFL running back Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute.
Court documents in the New Orleans suburb of Jefferson Parish show that attorneys Gerard Archer and Matthew Goetz asked Monday to delay a bond reduction hearing for 54-year-old Ronald Gasser.
Their motion says they had just been retained and need time to prepare.
Gasser was arrested on a manslaughter charge. His bond is set at $500,000.
No new date has been set for the bond reduction hearing originally scheduled Wednesday.
Authorities said both McKnight and Gasser were driving erratically and yelling at each other before they stopped and the 28-year-old McKnight walked to Gasser's vehicle.
Neither Archer nor Goetz immediately responded to an emailed query Tuesday.
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