Coy was indicted on fees of homicide, felonious assault and dereliction of obligation.
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12:19 PM EST February 5, 2021
11:35 AM EST February 9, 2021
A decide has agreed to scale back the bond of a former Columbus police officer accused of killing an unarmed man final yr.
Choose Stephen McIntosh diminished Adam Coy’s bond from $three million to $1 million throughout a listening to Tuesday morning.
Attorneys representing Coy claimed the unique $three million was “unreasonable” and never according to related high-profile homicide instances.
Coy was arraigned on Feb. 5 on fees of homicide, felonious assault and dereliction within the taking pictures loss of life of Andre’ Hill.
On Dec. 22, Coy and one other officer had been responding to a report of a suspicious car on Oberlin Drive.
Although neither officer turned on their body-worn cameras, a 60-second rollback with no audio was captured Coy approaching an open storage with Hill inside. Authorities later stated Hill was on the residence visiting a good friend.
Hill emerged from round a car with a mobile phone in his left hand. His proper hand was not seen. Seconds later, Coy took out his gun and fired at Hill.
Although the audio was not recorded, the second officer advised investigators Coy yelled “there’s a gun in his different hand” earlier than opening hearth.
Hill was taken to an area hospital the place he later died. Police didn’t discover a weapon on the scene.
Coy was fired on Dec. 28. The fees towards Coy had been introduced on Feb. three shortly after he was taken into custody.