The bond has been set for the man accused of shooting at a group outside of the Sidetrack Tavern and injuring five people in Evansville.
The shooting happened Sunday around 4 a.m. at Sidetrack Tavern on East Illinois Street.
A judge gave 32-year-old John Perteet a $500,000 cash only bond.
An Evansville Police officer was near the area when they heard gunshots. The officer said Perteet got into a vehicle, then left the scene.
EPD officers in the area tried to perform a traffic stop which led to a short pursuit.
Officers later found a 40 caliber glock.
Sidetrack Tavern’s surveillance cameras show Perteet firing numerous rounds toward a large group of people outside.
Police say the five victims had non-life-threatening injuries.
Two other men, Howard Phipps and Terry Ealum, were also arrested.
Perteet is charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, criminal recklessness and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
His next court date is February 21, 2019 at 10 a.m.
Sidetrack Tavern staff says they plan to beef up security to 10 security guards and video monitors.
(This story was originally published on February 18, 2019)