Trial dates set for men accused in 2021 deadly shooting at west Madison gas station
MADISON, Wis. — Trial dates have been set for two men charged in a deadly shooting on Madison’s west side just under one year ago.
The July 5, 2021, shooting at a gas station in the 4500 block of Verona Road killed 22-year-old Keshaun Q. Davis-Williams. Christopher Somersett, Jr., 27, faces a charge of first-degree intentional homicide in the case, while 25-year-old Avieon Little faces a charge of first-degree intentional homicide as a party to a crime.
Online court records show jury selection in the case is set for December 12, with the trial scheduled for December 13 through December 16.
A criminal complaint alleges Little and Somersett showed up at the gas station roughly half an hour before the shooting. Davis-Williams and two other men arrived just before 12:40 a.m.
After the two men inside the car with Davis-Williams went into the store, Little and Somersett began firing at the vehicle Davis-Williams was in.
Officials said Davis-Williams was shot seven times. He was pronounced dead at a hospital roughly 50 minutes after the shooting.
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