WEB EXTRA: Recap of Byron Smith's Murder Conviction

Updated: 04/29/2014 10:06 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart

Byron Smith, who was been convicted with fatally shooting two teenagers who broke into his home on Thanksgiving Day in 2012, leaves the Morrison County Courthouse after closing arguments in his trial, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Little Falls, Minn.
Byron Smith, who was been convicted with fatally shooting two teenagers who broke into his home on Thanksgiving Day in 2012, leaves the Morrison County Courthouse after closing arguments in his trial, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Little Falls, Minn.
Photo: Photo: AP/The St. Cloud Times, Dave Schwarz

Little Falls homeowner, Byron Smith, who shot and killed two teenagers during a break-in was convicted Tuesday of premeditated murder. Smith had claimed he was simply defending himself during the break-in at his home in the small city of Little Falls on Thanksgiving Day 2012.

KSTP reported Beth McDonough gives a behind-the-scenes recap in the KSTP.com Web Extra.