MARQUETTE, MI-- An Ishpeming man charged with killing his roommate is headed to trial.
Jack Carpenter, 53, is accused of shooting David Meyer, 29, with a handgun in a house on North Second Street in June of 2012.
Carpenter is charged with open murder and felony firearms. He rejected a deal that would have him plead to manslaughter, punishable by up to 15 years in prison.
Trial is set for September 24 in Marquette County Circuit Court.