COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The man accused of shooting a Columbus police officer made his first appearance in court Saturday morning.
Daniel Ray Crisp, age 34, appeared in recorder's court Saturday to face a judge for the first time after he shot a Columbus police officer Friday afternoon in the 3300 block of Hilton Ave.
Bond was set for $400,000 and a preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 9 a.m. Crisp is charged with aggravated assault with a gun on a police officer.
Crisp stole a scooter from a home on 18th Ave. then attempted to burglarize a home in the 3300 block of Hilton Ave.
When Columbus Police Officer Joshua McQuien entered the home, Crisp shot McQuien. The officer was wearing a bulletproof vest and the bullet did not penetrate the officer. McQuien has been released from the hospital and will make a full recovery.