MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A trial is beginning for a man accused of
shooting and paralyzing a world-renowned primatologist nearly four
Jury selection in the trial of Kendall Markell Bolden is set to
He is accused of shooting Shelly Williams in the back on Nov. 7, 2005 as she visited a tailor shop in a suburban Atlanta strip mall.
Police say the shooting happened during a drug deal gone wrong.
They say the shot was fired when a fight broke out while Bolden and
his co-defendant, Elliott Mitchell, were in the area to sell drugs.
Bolden and Mitchell face charges including armed robbery,
kidnapping, aggravated assault, theft by taking and possession of a
firearm during the commission of a crime.