Archive for Friday, October 9, 2009

Defendant in shooting to stand trial Nov. 9

The trial for the man accused of firing shots into a crowd outside the Hawk is back in Douglas County courts. His trial is set to begin in November and last a week. Three people were injured in the original shooting.

October 9, 2009


A man accused of firing shots into a crowd of people outside a bar near the Kansas University campus was back in a Douglas County courtroom Thursday.

Joseph Muhammad will stand trial Nov. 9.

Muhammad is charged with three counts of aggravated battery, stemming from the shooting outside the Hawk on March 26.

The shooting near 14th and Ohio streets injured two KU students and a student from the University of Chicago.

The trial is scheduled to last one week.


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