Kennewick murder suspect pleads not guilty

<p>Grant Wayne Scantling</p>

Grant Wayne Scantling

A man accused of shooting another man to death in Kennewick last week pleads not guilty today in Benton County Superior Court.

41 year-old Grant Wayne Scantling is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 24 year-old Franklin Scott Evans Palmer.

The shooting happened Friday morning inside a duplex on East 8th Place.

Neighbors believe Palmer was having a relationship with Scantling's ex-girlfriend.

Scantling is being held on $1 million bail.

His trial is scheduled to start on May 13th.