FAIRFIELD — A Vacaville man accused of shooting and killing two friends and wounding another while they were eating psilocybin mushrooms and watching “Family Guy” on television, was in court briefly Thursday to schedule a date for a jury trial.
Richard R. Calkins, 21, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder. Judge Donna Stashyn set the start of Calkins’ trial for May 7.
Calkins is accused of killing Richard M. Perez, 20, and Cameron S. Silva, 21, before allegedly shooting Sarah J. Berkheimer, 21, in the face on the night of Nov. 16, 2010, at Calkins’ apartment. Berkheimer survived.
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