Murder trial begins for man accused of shooting, killing another man

By Heartland News

MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - The trial of a man accused of shooting and killing another man outside of a bowling alley started Tuesday morning.

Lashawn Wilks, 21, faces first degree murder charges for the January shooting death of 25-year-old Carlton Holmes.

Police say Wilks shot Holmes in the parking lot of Nu Bowl Lanes in Mt. Vernon.

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