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Tweeting from court. Background on double murder trial starting in Longview this morning: m.kltv.com/kltv/db_330566… #7onScene @KLTV7
Tuesday April 19, 2016 9:45 Skylar A Gallop
Dozens of people in court as trial proceedings begin in double murder trial of Isaiah Roberts. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 9:45 Skylar A Gallop
State says Roberts had three weapons in his vehicle that day, 9mm, 40 cal & AK-47 #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 9:45 Skylar A Gallop
State calls victim Chanda Martin's mother, Pauline Bridges, to stand as first witness. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 9:45 Skylar A Gallop
Chanda Martin's mother: Chanda called day of murder scared. Told Chanda to call 911. When got there, "All I saw was police tape" #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 9:45 Skylar A Gallop
State's 2nd witness: James Thomas, dating Chanda Martin when she was killed #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 9:46 SkylarAGallop
Victim boyfriend: got call asking if he was dating victim. Told caller if he had problem, come over. Caller: "on my way" #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:07 SkylarAGallop
Victim's boyfriend: never saw shooter, IDd by voice as person who called. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:09 SkylarAGallop
Staring straight at defendant when answering questions. Shaking head. Can feel anger #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:09 SkylarAGallop
"Would it surprise you to know Isaiah & (Chanda) were at the mall together Friday?" Then-boyfriend: "nothing would surprise me." #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:21 SkylarAGallop
State calls a @LongviewPolice dispatch operator to stand. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:23 SkylarAGallop
Short testimony from dispatcher. Said 911 caller was hysterical "had just witnessed something not many people see" #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:27 SkylarAGallop
On stand now: Wilma Morgan, heard shootings & called 911. Lived across street of victim Chanda #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:29 SkylarAGallop
Neighbor identifies Isaiah Roberts as man she saw standing in driveway with a gun in his hand after she heard shots fired. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:34 SkylarAGallop
Playing Ms. Morgan's 911 call in court. Morgan crying as she hears her words. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:37 SkylarAGallop
Morgan on stand, listening to her 911 call. Wiping tears. Call: "oh my god there's a woman on the ground" #7onScene pic.twitter.com/hJasW88ee6
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:41 SkylarAGallop
Morgan ran to render aid. Found woman lying on ground. "I saw two beautiful eyes looking up at me and a whole in her face." #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:46 SkylarAGallop
Neighbor testifying she'd seen shooter's truck at house before. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:51 SkylarAGallop
Tuesday April 19, 2016 10:53 SkylarAGallop
Defendant Isaiah Roberts turns immediately around to smile at his family when we break for recess. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 11:06 SkylarAGallop
Back from break, beginning with 5th state witness: neighbor Kenneth Hays. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 11:15 SkylarAGallop
Hays witnessed shooting, says Roberts looked at him, "I thought he was gonna shoot me, too". #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 11:19 SkylarAGallop
On the stand now, LVPD dispatcher. Describing call from woman reporting shootings. Concerned, frantic. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 11:34 SkylarAGallop
Lunch recess until 1:15. #7onScene
Tuesday April 19, 2016 12:05 SkylarAGallop
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