Judge refuses to release shooting suspect

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Washington, DC Supreme Court Judge Lynn Leibovitz denied a defendant's request for release as he awaits further proceedings on June 17.

Dayquan Henderson, 22, is charged with two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon and two counts of possession of a weapon during a violent crime for his alleged involvement in a shooting that occurred May 11 in the 300 block of Anacostia Road, SE. No injuries were reported.

According to court documents, a person named Henderson who was inside the home was arguing with two people who were outside nearby. During the argument, Henderson allegedly fired shots at the victims, but did not hit them. The victims fled the scene.

Michelle Lockard, Henderson's defense attorney, filed a motion for Henderson's preliminary bail on the grounds that he lives with his pregnant girlfriend, who was not involved in the dispute, and continues to work.

Judge Leibovitz denied the motion, citing the nature of the offense and adding that Henderson may have allegedly injured bystanders as well.

The parties are scheduled to resume on July 8.

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