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Judge orders 3 separate trials in fatal Lawrence shooting


November 9, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The three suspects in a shooting that left three dead and two wounded in downtown Lawrence will have separate trials.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports a mistrial was declared Thursday in a joint trial for the three suspects. Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny did not explain what caused the mistrial.

On Friday, Pokorny ordered separate trials for 21-year-old Anthony Roberts Jr., 23-year-old Ahmad Rayton and 20-year-old Dominique McMillon.

Roberts is charged with three murder counts and one attempted murder count in the October 2017 shooting. Rayton i...

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