Trial begins for man accused of murder in drug deal gone wrong

Benito Pedraza and Jesus Pedraza
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The trial began Tuesday for a man charged in connection with a deadly South Bend shooting.

Twenty-seven-year-old Benito Pedraza is charged with multiple counts of murder and attempted robbery in the 2017 deaths of Anton James Jr. and Damon Bethel during a drug deal gone bad.

Twenty-nine-year-old Jesus Pedraza is also charged in the deadly shooting.

Deputy prosecutors say a jury was selected Tuesday in court.