ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Kevin P. McLeer, the 29-year-old convicted felon being charged in connection with a shooting in October that left one man dead, appeared in the Orange General District Court on Wednesday.

McLeer is being charged in Orange County with a violation of Va. Code § 18.2-32, alleging Murder of the Second Degree. He confirmed that he is hiring his own attorney and his case is set for attorney status review on Dec. 1, according to the Orange County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office.

McLeer is currently being held without bond and the Orange County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the death of the man.