Shepard will stand trial in October

Terry Lee Shepard (Photo courtesy Green Bay Police Dept.)

GREEN BAY - The suspect in the murder of Steven Sims will stand trial, a court commissioner ruled Friday.

Terry Shepard was bound over for trial after a preliminary hearing. Arraignment is scheduled for Oct. 20 on the charge of first-degree intentional homicide.

Police say Shepard shot Sims at an apartment on Stuart Street on the city's east side April 15. Shepard claims it was self-defense.