A jury has been picked for the first of two defendants in a deadly Pennsylvania nightclub shooting on Halloween last year.
The Altoona Mirror reports the jury picked Tuesday in Blair County will begin hearing testimony Dec. 1 in the first-degree murder trial of 21-year-old Hugo Baez.
Baez is charged with fatally shooting 24-year-old Willie Solomon at Choices Nightclub in Altoona. Authorities allege that Baez had argued with Solomon's brother and fired a shot at the brother as both men headed outside to fight. Investigators say Solomon then grabbed Baez, before Baez shot him, too.
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Defense attorney Tom Dickey has claimed the shooting was self-defense.
A separate jury will be picked for 24-year-old Brandon Midder, another Altoona man, who's charged with aggravated assault and other crimes for allegedly attacking Solomon after he was shot.