Suspect in Taft taking pictures charged with homicide

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Jun. 4—Skyler Dewayne Buckner was charged in Muskogee County District Courtroom on Friday with one rely of first-degree homicide within the taking pictures loss of life of Sherika Bowler.Bowler, 39, died on Could 28 after being shot on the Taft Memorial Day Competition.Eight different folks had been injured within the taking pictures. Buckner, 26, is being held with out bond on the Muskogee County/Metropolis Detention Facility and likewise is charged with eight counts of taking pictures with intent to kill on account of these accidents.Steve Cash, representing Buckner, and Muskogee County District Lawyer Larry Edwards appeared earlier than Particular District Choose Robin Adair and a packed courtroom Friday. Cash requested for his consumer to be launched on bond.”That is the second time we have requested for a bond and it has been denied,” Cash mentioned. “I could not actually file something till these costs bought filed. So now that they’re, I will file some stuff subsequent week associated to attempt to get a bond.”Buckner is scheduled to seem once more in court docket at 9 a.m. July 15. Edwards requested Adair for the later court docket date so each the state and the protection can have ample time to obtain paperwork.”We’re ready on the report from the state medical expert,” Edwards instructed the court docket. “It often takes six weeks for these stories to be produced.”Adair agreed and set the July date.The case has been set for a sounding docket. At the moment, a date will likely be set for a preliminary listening to earlier than Adair who will decide if the case ought to go to trial.Cash mentioned Buckner and his household are very understanding about what’s to come back.”I actually attempt laborious to clarify the method due to the stress of coping with the entire scenario plus the stress of getting a son charged with some very seriousness crimes,” he mentioned. “Skyler’s doing higher than I’d be. He’s very properly conscious of the seriousness of the scenario.”

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