Jury selection begins for man accused of murdering UNM baseball player

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Jury selection begins Monday for the man accused of murdering a University of New Mexico baseball player. A new trial has been scheduled for Darian Bashir who’s accused of shooting Jackson Weller outside a Nob Hill bar in 2019.


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Bashir allegedly pulled out a gun and shot Weller in the chest. Police say the incident was all captured on surveillance video.

Back in August, a mistrial was declared in the case as attorneys were not able to seat the 12 jurors needed to move forward.

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