Mistrial Declared in Columbia Double Shooting

A mistrial is being declared in the trial of the Columbia man accused of shooting 2 men.

The jury in the trial for Mylonyo T. Cunningham deliberated for 3 and a half hours yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon, before telling Judge Christine Carpenter that a unanimous verdict could not be met.

Cunningham was accused of shooting 2 of his former co-workers at the Southside Pizza in Columbia.

Cunningham claimed self-defense.

The prosecuting attorney says a case will be rescheduled however it is unknown when it will be tried again.

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