Tuesday 2:24pm
September 23, 2014
Currently 73°F
Posted: Thursday, June 19th 2014 at 4:02pm

Jury seated for Gainesville murder trial

By Ken Stanford Staff
click to enlarge
GAINESVILLE - Jury selection has been completed in Hall County Superior Court for the murder trial of Joseph Scott Williams.

Williams is accused in the June, 2013, shooting death of Adrian Thompson outside Pepper's Grocery store on E.E. Butler Parkway in Gainesville.

In addition to the murder charge, the 32-year-old Williams faces charges of possession of a gun during the commission of a crime and possession of a gun by a convicted felon.

Jury selection, which got underway Monday, was completed on Tuesday, according to Court Administrator Reggie Forrester.

Testimony is scheduled to begin next Monday.

(Other members of the AccessNorthGa.com staff contributed to this story.)
Associated Categories: Homepage, Local/State News

© Copyright 2014 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.

  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
Gainesville, GA 30501
Partly Cloudy
Wind: East 14 mph
Dew point: 54°F