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Murder trial begins in 2011 death of teen girl, stabbed with scissors

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Temekia Reed speaks to co-council Chrissy Mincy during a preliminary hearing in December, 2012. Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press Temekia Reed speaks to co-council Chrissy Mincy during a preliminary hearing in December, 2012. Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press

CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -- The murder trial of a 25-year-old Chattanooga woman began this morning in the 2011 stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl.

Prosecutors claim Temekia Reed stabbed Shaviya Vinson with a pair of purple-handled scissors during a street brawl at College Hill Courts public housing complex on Dec. 19, 2011.

A jury of six men and seven women was selected. One juror is black, the remaining jurors are white. Reed is black.

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