Trial underway in football star's killing

June 24, 2008 3:52:12 PM PDT
Trial got underway Tuesday in the case of a man accused of killing a star high school football player. Emile Lewis is charged with murder. Opening statements got underway Friday afternoon in his murder trial. Prosecutors say he got into a fight with Herman Mitchell in August of last year and ended up shooting him five times.

Mitchell was a linebacker for the Westfield Mustangs and planned to play for the University of Oklahoma.

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