Bobby Sherrell due in court for two hearings next week
Murder suspect Bobby Gene Sherrell was arraigned in Kern County Superior Court last week and pretrial hearings have been scheduled.
Sherrrell pleaded not guilty to first degree murder in connection to the shooting death of David Steelman.
Sherrell, who is being held on $1 million bail, is scheduled to appear back in court on July 10 for a pre-preliminary hearing and July 11 for a preliminary hearing.
Sherrell, 37, is accused of shooting and killing Steelman in the 600 block of Crystal Street in the early morning hours on June 13.
He was arrested on June 15 in Bakersfield.