Suspect Johnnl Lewis was arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a McDonald's employee. Photo courtesy of the Akron Police Department.
AKRON -- A man charged in the murder of a fast food worker will go to trial later this month.
Johnnl Lewis is charged with murder and aggravated robbery in the death of John Lehman, 28.
Lehman-who was developmentally disabled-died on April 6. Police say he was shot while taking out the trash at the McDonald's where he worked on W. Market Street.
Lehman had worked at the restaurant for a decade. Police say Lewis was trying to rob the restaurant when Lehman confronted him.
The judge has set a trial date of October 23 for Lewis. A plea had been a possibility in the case.