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Trial of Dollar General shooter expected to be delayed

Posted at 9:22 PM, Dec 08, 2019

The trial for the man accused of shooting at the Dollar General in Cheektowaga more than two years ago is expected to be delayed.

7 Eyewitness News has learned jury selection in the Travis Green trial was scheduled to begin December 9. But, Green's attorney, Paul Dell is requesting a competency exam. Dell told 7 Eyewitness News his client is suffering from psychosis.

According to police, on November 14th, 2017 around 2:30 p.m., Travis Green entered the Dollar General off Union Road in Cheektowaga asking for a job application. He allegedly became upset, left the store, and fired multiple rounds at the store with an AR-15 style rifle from the parking lot.

Green's charged with attempted murder, attempted assault, reckless endangerment, and criminal possession of a weapon. He has been held without bail since he was charged.

If convicted, he could face a maximum of 25 years in state prison.