Family members in courthouse brawl banned from attending brothers' shooting death trial

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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. —

Only WFTV talked to members of two families who were involved in a courthouse brawl in Osceola County.

Tempers boiled over on Monday at the Osceola County courthouse, where the families were attending a hearing for a man accused of killing two brothers.

Officials said everyone involved in the fight will be barred from attending the trial.

The incident began at about 9:20 a.m. on Monday when families on both sides were brought into the same lobby, which normally does not happen.

Investigators said the brothers' father, James Kun Sr., their friend, Jeremy Milyon and defendant Jason Clair's stepfather, James Barker, became involved in an argument, which then led to a physical altercation. Court deputies and a St. Cloud police officer intervened, and all three were taken into custody.

Jason Clair is accused of shooting and killing James and Joel Kun outside a St. Cloud night club last year. Clair said he killed the two brothers in self-defense.

The defense said the "Stand Your Ground" hearing was postponed so new gun evidence could be reviewed.

Clair said he killed the brothers in self-defense because he was beaten up by the men. Clair's mug shot from the night of the incident shows his face bloodied and bruised.

WFTV talked to everyone involved in the fight, after they bonded out overnight.

"We all lose in this situation. We all lose," said Kun Sr. "This is rough case. My two boys were murdered."

"All I remember is us standing in the same area and then he coming out being loud and trying to get in the way," said Milyon.

One woman was pushed during the altercation and a deputy was hit in the back of the head.

"Sorry, but he hit me first. He hit me, what was I supposed to do?" Parker said.

WFTV also found out the tension did not end when the three men were put in handcuffs, because two of the men in the fight were almost put into the same cell.

However, deputies separated them.