Suspect in 10-hour standoff in Auburn granted bond

AUBURN, AL (WXTX) - The man who is accused of engaging Auburn police in a 10-hour standoff earlier this week has been granted bond.

Ahmed Sherif Elbagdadi, 24, has been granted $250,000 bond after he was charged with making terroristic threats, reckless endangerment, and discharging a firearm in city limits.

He was required to surrender his passport, wear an electronic monitoring device, and report to the sheriff office once a day.

Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones told News Leader 9 that he does not necessarily agree with the judge chose to grant Elbagdadi bond saying that he poses a danger to the public.

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