ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A grand jury in Stearns County has indicted a St. Cloud man in a fatal shooting outside a strip mall in Sartell.
The indictment against 23-year-old Demetreus McGinnis was unsealed Tuesday. McGinnis is accused of shooting 20-year-old Maurice Galvin Jr., in what prosecutors say was a fight over drugs.READ MORE: Kim Potter Trial, Dec. 2 Live Updates: 5 Jury Spots Yet To Be Filled
McGinnis says he was defending himself during a robbery and a scuffle over a gun led to the shooting last March near a Sprint store.READ MORE: 2 Of 4 Charged In Greenvale Township Death Plead Guilty
The grand jury indicted McGinnis on first-degree, second-degree and third-degree murder charges, and two other counts.
McGinnis is being held on $2 million unconditional bail. He appeared in court on the indictment Wednesday and remains in jail. A phone message left for his defense attorney was not immediately returned Wednesday.MORE NEWS: St. Paul School Board Votes To Close 6 Schools Amid Declining Enrollment, Sustainability Concerns
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