JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The trial for the man facing capital murder charges in connection with the 2015 kidnapping and armed robbery of a Jackson doctor began Tuesday.
Andre Kennedy is charged with capital murder, kidnapping and armed robbery.
Kennedy and 23-year-old Edwin Robinson forced the doctor at gunpoint from his home in the Eastover subdivision back in May 2015.
Police say the victim in this case grabbed a gun and shot and killed Kennedy’s alleged accomplice.
Kennedy was formerly a MDOC corrections officer.
The victim in this case will not face any charges in connection to that shooting death.