Arraignment for an Abilene man charged in a 2019 fatal attempted robbery in Manhattan is coming later this month.
Jaylon Hitsman will appear in front of Judge Grant Bannister at 4 p.m. April 29. The case was continued at a Monday hearing.
Hitsman is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and criminal discharge of a firearm.
Hitsman is one of four men charged in the Nov. 1, 2019 shooting death of 24-year-old Tanner Zamecnik, during a foiled attempted robbery guised as a marijuana sale outside an apartment complex.
Hitsman’s brother Dylan was sentenced March 31 to nearly 24 years in prison on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated battery.
Two others charged with first-degree murder are awaiting court proceedings.
A motions hearing for Richard Goens is scheduled for 3 p.m. April 19. Shamar Sutton will appear for a status conference on May 3.