TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa County judge says a 24-year-old man accused of shooting and wounding two people outside the county courthouse last March should stand trial.
Andrew Dennehy was accused of shooting with intent to kill and firearms counts after a sheriff's deputy and a bystander were hurt. Witnesses told Judge Cliff Smith on Wednesday that they feared for their lives during the attack on the courthouse plaza. The judge ordered Dennehy held for trial.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A mental competency hearing is set to resume for a man accused of opening fire outside a Tulsa courthouse.
The hearing for Andrew Dennehy began Monday and is expected to last until at least Wednesday. Dennehy is charged with shooting with intent to kill for allegedly opening fire March 7 on the plaza between the Tulsa County courthouse and the Tulsa Central Library. A sheriff's deputy, a bystander and Dennehy were hurt during the gunfire exchange.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A competency trial is scheduled to begin for a man accused of opening fire outside the Tulsa County courthouse earlier this year.
The proceeding, which starts Monday, is to determine whether Andrew Dennehy can understand the charges against him and assist with his defense. Dennehy faces a charge of shooting with intent to kill and two firearms counts for allegedly opening fire March 7 on the plaza between the courthouse and the Tulsa Central Library.
Authorities say a sheriff's deputy, a bystander and Dennehy were hurt during the gunfire exchange.
Tulsa County District Attorney Tim Harris will not file charges in connection last week’s Tulsa Court House Plaza shooting spree. Harris has recused himself from the case and it will be handled by the District Attorney from Wagoner County.
The case assignment was made by the Oklahoma Attorney General. Brian Kuester will mow be the lead prosecutor. To date, no charges have been filed in the case. That could come, however, by the week's end.