- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 8, 2015

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - Opening statements are expected Wednesday in the trial of a man accused in a fatal Marshalltown shooting.

The Marshalltown Times-Republican reports (http://bit.ly/1GpoGcr ) that jurors were seated Tuesday in the first-degree murder trial of 19-year-old Jose Morales, of Marshalltown. He is accused of shooting and killing 20-year-old Dedrikk Fisher in January.

Morales has pleaded not guilty.

Police arrested Morales after a four-day search that involved SWAT teams surrounding homes and tossing tear gas inside. Investigators think Morales and Fisher knew each other.

The trial was moved to Fort Dodge on a change of venue.

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Information from: Times-Republican, http://www.timesrepublican.com

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