GEORGETOWN — A Georgetown man pleaded not guilty Friday to felony charges related to a shooting in March, and a judge lowered his bond.
Jason St. Clair Wilson, 27, pleaded not guilty to five counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, attempted murder, first-degree burglary and two counts of first-degree assault.
His lawyer, John E. Dutra of Georgetown, asked Judge Paul Isaacs to reduce a $200,000 full-cash bond to 10 percent of $100,000. Dutra said the shooting was an isolated event and that Wilson acted in self-defense.
Isaacs reduced the bond to $100,000 full-cash because of the serious nature of the charges.
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Police say that on March 17, Wilson became upset when he found ex-girlfriend Stephanie Buchanan with another man at a gathering at her home on King George Drive in Georgetown.
Wilson allegedly started shooting after an altercation with Buchanan's male friend. Buchanan and another man who jumped in to help were shot.
Four children, including three children Wilson has with Buchanan, were in the home during the shooting, police said.
Dutra said that Wilson and Buchanan, who was in the courtroom Friday, are on good terms and that she doesn't think he shot her intentionally.