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EXCLUSIVE: Jury selections begins in Taylor County murder Trial

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A jury was chosen to decide the fate of an accused murderer Monday.  A Taylor County man was accused of bringing a gun to a fist fight.

Danny Anthony Sr., 56, was accused of shooting a man after a heated argument turned deadly late on Thursday night.

It happened in October of 2011 on Whatley Pond Rd in Reynolds.  Authorities said Anthony shot Harry Nipper, 54, in the chest with a pistol.

Anthony's charged with one count each of malice murder, felony murder, and aggravated assault.

According to his defense attorney, Anthony does maintain his innocence and will plead not guilty to all charges.

Assistant District attorney LaRae Moore said the jury selection process should take no longer than a day or two.  Superior court Judge Gil McBride's presiding.

We will update this story as more details unfold during the trial.

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