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Judge: no bond for accused Sixth Avenue murderer

charged: Shakeim Dorsey charged: Shakeim Dorsey
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A Muscogee County judge told a man accused of murder that he will stay in jail until the trial without bond.

Police said Shakeim Dorsey, 19, shot Derickes Miles, 28, in the back as Miles fled from a home in the 3400 block of 6th Avenue last week.  It happened across the street from Fox Elementary School, which was placed on lock down while police processed the crime scene.

The shooting was allegedly preceded by a domestic disturbance inside the home which involved Dorsey and the mother of his child. 

Dorsey was represented by criminal defense attorney, Stacey Jackson, who said there were at least three other people besides Miles who showed up to confront Dorsey following the dispute.

"Her cousins had come over and basically banged on the door, almost knocked the door down, wanting to fight my client.  My client is a named victim in some police reports where he had been jumped previously by his child's mother's relatives.  But that's just one thing- one thing that's very important- about this case, that will show, that this was a case of self-defense," said Jackson.

Officials said Dorsey answered the door and immediately began shooting, fatally injuring Miles and barely missing a woman who was with him.

Based on witness accounts they have heard outside of the courtroom, Dorsey's family believes the claims that Dorsey shot at anyone besides Miles are untrue.

The victim's sister was also present at the hearing and said she is leaving judgment to authorities and she will have nothing to say until after the trial.

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