A Hopkinsville man charged in a fatal shooting on Richard Street last month was arraigned in Christian County Circuit Court on Wednesday afternoon.
Daron Bell, 44, is charged with the murder of Gregory Burse, 36.
Bell appeared virtually from Christian County Jail before Judge Andrew Self, where a not guilty plea was entered on his behalf.
click to download audioJudge Self has scheduled a pre-hearing conference for 1:00 p.m. on the afternoon of May 18.
According to Hopkinsville police, Bell shot Burse in the chest inside a house on Richard Street around 1:00 a.m. on February 2. Burse was found unconscious and taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center and later died of his injuries.
During an interview at police headquarters, Bell allegedly admitted to detectives that he had shot Burse.