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Suspect in Tulsa shooting spree pleads not guilty

TULSA,— A man charged with gunning down three people and wounding two others in an April shooting spree in Tulsa has pleaded not guilty.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Modified: January 9, 2013 at 10:37 am •  Published: January 9, 2013
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TULSA,— A man charged with gunning down three people and wounding two others in an April shooting spree in Tulsa has pleaded not guilty.

A judge entered the not guilty plea Wednesday on behalf of Jake England, who's charged with three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of shooting with intent to kill.

The second man charged in the deaths, Alvin Watts, did not enter a plea. Attorneys say Watts will enter a plea after they file a motion seeking that he be tried separately from England.

The pair also faces hate crimes charges as a result of the deaths of William Allen, Bobby Clark and Dannaer Fields in a predominantly black section of Tulsa.

Prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty against both men.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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