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Convicted killer's trial delayed

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The aggravated assault trial for an Albany man, convicted of a controversial 2013 murder, was to start Monday, but has been delayed for three weeks.

22 year old Sharnard Smith, 22 year old Antwan Smith, and Christopher Simmons are charged with a violent home invasion July 8th, 2012. 

Williams Stephens was shot in the face when six masked men burst into his Cordell Avenue home.

Sharnard Smith was convicted of murder in June 2013's Brickhouse Production shooting on Schilling Avenue. Smith was found guilty of shooting LaShelton Stanford 7 times, killing him. He was sentenced to life in prison with the chance for parole.

The home invasion trial was rescheduled to start January 26th.



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