Waggoner Murder Trial To Begin Wednesday

MAYVILLE – The murder trial for David F. Waggoner, of Jamestown, is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m Wednesday in Chautauqua County Court.

A court clerk told WNYNewsNow Monday morning that 12 jurors and two alternates have been sworn in. A few more alternates are expected to be selected on Tuesday.

Waggoner is charged with second-degree murder in the death of William J. Michishima. Jamestown Police said that Waggoner allegedly shot and killed Michishima with a single gunshot wound to the head at 114 Livingston Ave. in Jamestown last July.

Waggoner was indicted in Chautauqua County Court last August. He remains in Chautauqua County Jail on $1 million bail.

Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson is the prosecutor, while Public Defender Ned Barone is representing Waggoner.

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