Trial Date Set for Oats

Trial Date Set for Oats

MT. VERNON — A trial date has been set in the case of a Mt. Vernon man accused of the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Carlos Johnson.

Court reports indicate that 18-year-old Roderick S. Oats, Jr., will have a final pre-trial hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 before going to jury trial at 9:00 a.m. on Oct. 10. Oats faces three counts of first degree murder for the July 8 shooting.

Oats is currently in the Jefferson County Justice Center on $3 million bond.