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UPDATE: Man Appears in Court After Fatal, Clarksburg Shooting

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UPDATE (5/15/17 6 p.m.):

A man facing charges in a shooting incident in Clarksburg appeared in Harrison County Court Monday.

A magistrate ruled that there is probable cause against 37-year-old Michael Hawkins for wanton endangerment and attempted murder. This stems from a shooting incident on April 29 that left 32-year-old Roncie Bohanna dead.

Clarksburg Police said as Hawkins left Journey's End in the North View area he fired a handgun once toward three people including Bohanna.

The magistrate did grant the Hawkins' request to lower bail on one of the charges. She lowered the wanton endangerment charge to $25,000 and kept the attempted murder charge at $75,000. 

Hawkins was originally charged with murder. Hawkins' case will now move to circuit court.


ORIGINAL:
 
A man charged with murder
in the death of a Clarksburg woman will face reduced charges of wanton endangerment and attempted murder.

Michael Hawkins, 37, was originally charged with murder for the fatal shooting of Roncie Bohanna, 32. The incident happened in the early morning hours of April 29 in the parking lot of Journey's End, in the North View area of Clarksburg, according to Clarksburg Police.

Hawkins told his attorneys in court that he didn't shoot Bohanna.

According to the Clarksburg Police Department, Hawkins exited Journey's End and fired his handgun once toward three people, which included Bohanna.  Bohanna was killed in the incident, said police.

Magistrate Keith Marple set bond for Hawkins at $75,000 on the wanton endangerment charge and $75,000 on the attempted murder charge.

Hawkins remains in North Central Regional Jail.

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