Judge denies bond reduction request for man accused in shooting outside bar

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The man accused of shooting five people outside an Evansville bar has requested a speedy trial.

John Perteet was in court Thursday.

He petitioned to have his bond reduced, but the judge denied that request.

His bond is currently $250,000.

Perteet now has a trial scheduled for April 22.

Police said he opened fire outside the Sidetrack bar on East Illinois St. on Sunday morning.

All five victims are expected to be okay.

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(This story was originally published on February 21, 2019)

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