Jury Selection Begins For Billy Joe Shaver Trial
April 6, 2010 at 1:46 PM (PT)
Country singer/songwriter BILLY JOE SHAVER said he is ready for his trial on aggravated assault charges from a shooting incident at PAPA JOE’S TEXAS SALOON in LORENA, TX in APRIL 2007 (NET NEWS 04/03/07). Jury selection began today for the trial, which is expected to last about three or four days.
SHAVER is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawfully carrying a handgun by a licensed holder on a licensed premise. He claims the incident was self-defense. BILLY JOE said: “I just feel great. Shoot yeah, wouldn't you? Finally going to get it over with."
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