A $500,000 cash-only bond was set for the man accused of shooting a 2-year-old last week outside a DeKalb County supermarket.
A DeKalb County Magistrate Judge set the cash-only bond for Chazerel J. Burton in his first appearance early Thursday morning, Channel 2 Action News reports.
Burton is charged with three counts of felony aggravated assaulted and one count of second-degree criminal damage, according to jail records.
According to police, Burton shot into a car where the 2-year-old Evan Harrison was sitting. The shooting happened after the child’s father tried to stop 21-year-old Burton from robbing someone outside the Kroger on Hairston Road in Stone Mountain.
Evan was shot in the abdomen and remains on a ventilator at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, authorities said.
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