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Sebring Bank Shooting: Accused Sebring bank shooter, Zephen Xaver, pleads not guilty

Posted at 10:08 AM, Feb 22, 2019

HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. — The accused Sebring bank shooter, Zephen Xaver, has pleaded not guilty.

According to court documents, Xaver entered the plea on February 20, nearly a month after he took the lives of five women at the SunTrust bank on U.S. Highway 27 in Sebring.


Sebring police said the 21-year-old entered the bank on January 23 and gunned down everyone inside. His motive remains unknown, according to police.

A Highlands County grand jury officially indicted Xaver, early this month, on five counts of premeditated first-degree murder in the shooting.