The Latest: Man charged in Arizona shooting remains jailed

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Posted: Feb 19, 2016 5:34 PM
The Latest: Man charged in Arizona shooting remains jailed

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest in the case of a fatal shooting at Northern Arizona University last fall (all times local):

3:25 p.m.

The man charged in the fatal shooting of a Northern Arizona University student last fall will remain jailed.

Steven Jones is being held on a $2 million bond in the Oct. 9 shooting of Colin Brough on the Flagstaff campus. Three others were injured.

Jones' attorneys asked a Coconino County Superior Court judge on Friday to release Jones to the custody of his parents.

Judge Dan Slayton denied the motion but left open the option of home confinement. Slayton says he wants more information on round-the-clock monitoring, access to weapons and potential searches.

He says he would set another hearing at a later date.

Jones is charged with first-degree murder and six counts of aggravated assault.

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2:30 p.m.

A judge in Flagstaff has denied a request to have grand jurors reconsider the case of a man charged in a fatal shooting at Northern Arizona University last fall.

Steven Jones is charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 9 shooting of Colin Brough on the Flagstaff campus.

His attorneys argued Friday that prosecutors presented a biased case to the grand jury, and downplayed Jones' injuries and self-defense claims.

Prosecutors said none of the arguments made by the defense warranted a redetermination of the probable cause.

Coconino County Superior Court Judge Dan Slayton denied the defense request.

He's also hearing arguments from Jones' attorneys who want their client released from jail pending trial.

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2:01 a.m.

Attorneys for the man charged with killing a college student in Flagstaff will argue Friday to have their client released from jail and for a grand jury to reconsider the case.

Steven Jones has been jailed on a $2 million bond since shortly after his arrest on Oct. 9. He says the fatal shooting of Colin Brough on the Northern Arizona University campus was in self-defense. Three others were injured.

His attorneys want a judge to throw out the indictment on first-degree murder and six counts of aggravated assault. If not, they're asking for the case to go back to the grand jury.

They also want Jones released or to have the bond reduced.

Prosecutors have urged the judge to reject the defense motions, saying Jones is dangerous.