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Trial set for man accused of shooting boxer in the head

Christopher Stills (Source: WAFB) Christopher Stills (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A man accused of shooting a local boxer as he left the gym is now scheduled to go on trial. 

Christopher Stills was arrested in October 2014 after he allegedly shot 38-year-old Emanuel Burton, also known as. Emanuel Augustus.

Stills was originally charged with attempted murder, but will instead face attempted manslaughter and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon charges.

A sanity hearing was held and in August 2015 he was found competent to stand trial. 

He is scheduled to be in court on March 21.

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