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According Christopher Flohr, attorney for suspect Mark Ramiro, 30, the stunt was planned as a "Jackass" style stunt which Ramiro and victim Darnell Mitchell were apparently videotaping. But this came after a series of other dares and stunts. The night apparently began with Mitchell agreeing to a dare to lick a toilet.
Not surprisingly both Ramiro and Roberts were, according to Ramiro's attorney, under the influence of alcohol and drugs when the bullet proof vest 'test' took place.
Ramiro reportedly shot Roberts in the chest, but not part of his chest covered by the bulletproof vest.