18 year olds Alex Horton and Brandon Kenney entered not guilty pleas through their attorneys, and both asked for trials by jury.
Judge Stephen Mathers told Kenney a pre-trial conference was schedule for April 7 at 9 am and a jury trial could begin sometime around April 20.
As for Horton he’s jury trial is expected to take place some time in March, with a pre-trial conference scheduled for March 3 at 9 am.
Both individuals were indited by a Knox County Grand Jury January 17. Horton now faces a felony count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a street gang member and a felony count of possession of a firearm without a valid FOID card.
Kenney is charged with four counts of first degree murder as well as a felony count of aggravated discharge of a firearm and one count for unlawful possession of a firearm without a valid FOID card.
Both men are still being held on bond at the Knox County Jail.