Alleged Family Dollar Store killer pleads not guilty
MILWAUKEE -- 26-year-old Jason Wandick is facing criminal charges for allegedly killing a store clerk at a south side Family Dollar during a robbery attempt. During his preliminary hearing Wandick pleaded not guilty.
According to the criminal complaint, Wandick shot Melendez in the head, at close range, during an August 6th robbery at a Family Dollar near 43rd and Oklahoma.
The complaint says Wandick told the 29-year-old Mikal Jones, the getaway driver, the gun just went off. Wandick's friend says he told her he shot and killed somebody, becaus his mama needed money.
A friend of the suspect's says he had a conversation with Wandick, who told her he shot and killed somebody because his mama needed money.