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New trial date set for Copper Top shooting suspect

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TUSCALOOSA-AL -

A new trial date was set in Tuscaloosa County for Nathan Van Wilkins.  Court documents show he faces a jury trial beginning March 3rd.

Van Wilkins is charged in the mass shooting at the Copper Top bar in July 2012.  The charges include 19 counts of attempted murder, numerous charges of first degree assault and second degree assault and of shooting into an occupied building.

He apologized for his actions and said he doesn't remember the night of the shooting.

Van Wilkins had been scheduled to go on trial in May 2013, but it was delayed. 

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