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04/28/2015 10:49 EDT | Updated 06/28/2015 01:12 EDT

Hearing begins in shooting death near Salmon Arm, B.C., elementary school

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A hearing is underway in the death of a 22-year-old who was shot beside a British Columbia elementary school.Tyler Myers was killed in a schoolyard in Salmon Arm in November 2008 and his body was discovered the following day.Four years later, a 20-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were arrested and charged with first-degree murder.Neither can be named because both were youths at the time of Myers's death.A voir dire expected to last three weeks began in a Kamloops court on Monday to determine admissible evidence before an anticipated jury trial in August.The evidence being heard is bound by a court-ordered publication ban. (Kamloops This Week)