Trial opens in 2011 'Sweet 16' party slaying

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PITTSBURGH (AP) (AP)ong> - Trial has begun for a McKeesport man accused of having opened fire at a "Sweet 16" birthday party that he crashed two years ago, killing one person and injuring seven others.

According to Channel 11’s news exchange partners at TribLIVE, a witness testified Monday in Allegheny County court that 27-year-old Quentin Ingram pulled an automatic weapon from his waistband and fired into a crowd of 30 to 40 people in December 2011.

Drew Henderson-Bracey, 18, was pronounced dead at the apartment near Pittsburgh.

Ingram is charged with homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and a firearms crime.

Defense attorney Christy Foreman asked jurors to "keep an open mind and listen to all the evidence, or lack thereof."

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