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Murder trial delayed 2018 Wichita nightclub shooting

Jury selection started Monday in the trial of Mario Sandoval, one of two men charged in the...
Jury selection started Monday in the trial of Mario Sandoval, one of two men charged in the 2018 death, Austen Wright.(Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 30, 2021 at 6:41 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The murder trial for 29-year-old Mario Sandoval was continued on Monday.

Sandoval and Hernan Quezada are both charged with first-degree murder in the 2018 death of Austen Wright. He was shot and killed outside a now-closed nightclub near Harry and Main Street.

Sandoval’s new trial date is set for Oct. 25.

Jury selection was set to begin Monday in the trial of Mario Sandoval.

The 29-year-old is charged in the 2018 shooting death of 24-year-old Austen Wright outside a now-closed nightclub near Harry and Main Street.

Sandoval and another man, Hernan Quezada, were both charged with first-degree murder in Wright’s death.

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