A trial began today for a man accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend in South Bend last summer.
Kevin martin is charged in the murder of Pearlie Dickerson last July.
The shooting happened at the courtyard place apartment complex off of Jefferson Boulevard in South Bend.
Police say the 30-year-old Martin shot the 38-year-old Dickerson multiple times in front of her children.
Jury selection began this afternoon in the case and it will continue tomorrow morning.