Desmonte Leonard to appear in court Wednesday afternoon

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - A hearing will take place for the man accused of fatally shooting three people at a party in Auburn.

Desmonte Leonard is expected to appear in court at 3 p.m. CST on Wednesday July 11. The defense may call witnesses to testify at the hearing.

On Tuesday July 10, Leonard's legal team filed a request for the state to provide as much as $7,500 to hire an investigator.

Leonard's attorneys also want the state to pay for other expert help they may need to make sure he gets a fair trial on three capital murder charges and two assault charges.

WTVM will have a crew present at the hearing. We'll have a report on the latest developments from the hearing beginning on the News Leader 9 at 6:00 p.m.

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