Bond Remains For Mardi Gras Parade Shooter

A judge won’t consider reducing a $2.7 million bond for Jessie Lee Williams Jr., one of four people arrested in a shooting Feb. 7 at a Mardi Gras Parade in Pass Christian that left two dead. Williams was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Wednesday on murder charges regarding the two bystanders killed and assault charges connected to three people who were wounded. The county prosecutor had refused to recommend his bond be lowered because of the nature of the charges, the fact of the case and his criminal history Williams then waived his right to a preliminary hearing the case is now turned over to the grand jury.

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