Two Iowa teens charged in shooting death of Malik Sheets plead not guilty
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Two teens charged with the murder of a 20-year-old man in Cedar Rapids are pleading not guilty.
17-year-old Christian Emedi and 16-year-old Marshawn Jeffries are charged with first degree murder and obstructing prosecution.
Police said the suspects got into an argument at a party at a home at 1058 Regent Street Northeast.
Officers said Emedi shot Sheets. Witnesses said Jeffries then fired several times at Sheets as he fell to the floor, killing him.
A jury trial for both suspects is set for May 15, 2021.
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