Sonny Kim makes first court appearance

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COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – A Martinez teenager accused of murdering his sister made his first court appearance Wednesday.

16-year-old Sonny Kim is charged with murder, aggravated assault, and using a gun to commit a crime.

He is being charged as an adult and is facing up to life in prison plus 25 years.

He has applied for a public defender.

Police say Kim killed his sister, 23-year-old Ashley Kim, by shooting her multiple times.

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