Ja’Mari Alexander-Alan Jones—the 19-year-old man suspected of shooting and killing DeShawn Milliken at a Bellevue bar Christmas Eve—pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges in King County Superior Court.
Milliken was active in the Central District as a mentor, and his death was “a blow not only to friends and family but to the whole community,” according to a memorial fund website set up for his family. He was 30.
Jones, who already has one murder on his record, is facing up to 28 years in prison, the Seattle Times reports.
Court documents reveal some details of what happened that sad and frightening night at Munchbar in Bellevue Square. Much of the incident was captured on video. From the probable cause document: