Tulsa Police Officer's Bond Set At $825,000
Bond for a veteran Tulsa police officer charged in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's boyfriend has been set at $825,000.
Judge Cliff Smith set Shannon Kepler's bond for a first-degree murder charge at $750,000 and $75,000 for a charge of shooting with intent to kill.
The state had asked for a bond of $1.5 million. Kepler's attorney said at the hearing that bond should be "under $50,000."
Kepler pleaded not guilty earlier this week in the Aug. 5 shooting death of 19-year-old Jeremey Lake. Kepler has been held without bond since the shooting, and his case is set for a preliminary hearing on Oct. 22.
Prosectors allege Kepler shot Lake after Lake introduced himself as the daughter's boyfriend.
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