Trial begins for Kou Yang, accused of shooting two at Walmart
SHEBOYGAN — Jury selection began Monday, July 16th in the trial for 21-year-old Kou Yang, the man accused of shooting two men at a Walmart on Sunday, January 8th.
20-year-old Pheng Lee, a UW-Milwaukee student, was killed. Another man was wounded in the incident.
Yang is charged with first-degree reckless homicide, first-degree reckless injury and possession of a firearm by a felon.
The criminal complaint does not outline why Yang was out to get one of the men in the group at the Walmart.
Yang remains in jail on a probation hold from a previous crime on $750,000 cash bail. He faces more than 100 years in prison if convicted.
The trial is expected to last five days.