Suniga Capital Murder Trial Begins

Testimony began in the capital murder trial of Brian Suniga, accused in the 2011 shooting death of 26-year-old David Rowser at One Guy From Italy Restaurant.
By Michaela MacDonald

LUBBOCK, TX -- Tuesday was day one of the capital murder trial of a man arrested for killing a local pizza parlor employee back in 2011. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in this case against 34-year-old Brian Suniga.

Suniga is accused of shooting the victim, 26-year-old David Rowser, during a robbery of One Guy From Italy restaurant.

Tuesday, the jury heard testimony from employees and customers present at the shooting, as well as Rowser's brother who also worked at the restaurant.

If convicted, Suniga could face the death penalty.

The trial will pick up Wednesday morning at 9 am.
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