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Fired maintenance man found fit to stand trial in deadly apartment shooting

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Robert Earl Walter, 54 (Source: Bossier City Police Department) Robert Earl Walter, 54 (Source: Bossier City Police Department)
32-year-old April Fulghum of Greenwood was shot to death in the office of the Lexington Place Apartments in the 100 block of Barrington Drive in Bossier City back on October 10, 2012. 32-year-old April Fulghum of Greenwood was shot to death in the office of the Lexington Place Apartments in the 100 block of Barrington Drive in Bossier City back on October 10, 2012.
Police say fired Walter fled the scene of the crime in a pickup truck, but later turned himself in to Shreveport police at their training facility on Greenwood Road. Police say fired Walter fled the scene of the crime in a pickup truck, but later turned himself in to Shreveport police at their training facility on Greenwood Road.
April Fulghum (Source: Facebook/In Memory of April Fulghum) April Fulghum (Source: Facebook/In Memory of April Fulghum)
BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) -

A Shreveport man has been found competent to stand trial in the shooting death of a Bossier City apartment manager.

32-year-old April Fulghum of Greenwood was shot to death in the office of the Lexington Place Apartments in the 100 block of Barrington Drive in Bossier City back on October 10, 2012.

Two other office employees who were inside the office at the time of the shooting were not injured.

Police say fired maintenance man Robert Earl Walter, 54, then fled the scene of the crime in a pickup truck. Walter later turned himself in to Shreveport police at their training facility on Greenwood Road.

He was indicted a few days later on a charge of second-degree murder.

At a hearing in Bossier District Court Tuesday morning, Judge Parker Self found that Walter "is capable to proceed in this matter," after reviewing

26th Judicial District Court Judge Parker Self reviewed the doctor's report on Walter, and at a hearing Tuesday morning found that "the defendant is capable to proceed in this matter."

Walter is represented by attorney Randall Fish.

ADA Darius Henderson is the prosecutor on the case.

A status conference has been set for April 30, 2013.

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