The Johnson County State’s Attorney has charged Dennis Fredrick Michael Schapmire in the shooting death of Nicholas G. Schapmire, which occurred in rural Johnson County on May 16, 2015.
On May 18, 2015, the defendant had his first appearance before the Honorable James R. Williamson. At this first appearance, the defendant was appointed Alan W. McIntyre, as his public defender.
Schapmire’s next court appearance will be on June 15, 2015, for a preliminary hearing. His bond was set at $250,000.00, and the defendant will be required to post $25,000.00 cash prior to being released.
He is currently being held at the Massac County Jail in Metropolis.