A Boynton man involved in a July shooting was arrested Monday on a charge of assault and battery with a deadly weapon.
Stephen Holmes was booked into the Muskogee County/City Detention Facility on Monday on $100,000 bond.
Court documents state that Holmes shot T.J. Wilson in the neck, hip and torso with a .45-caliber pistol.
Holmes, 21, was initially arrested and released in July after allegedly shooting Wilson at 125 N. Eighth St. in Boynton on July 9. Holmes was released July 11 after authorities said Wilson told them he didn’t want charges pressed against Holmes. At the time, investigators said the shooting appeared to be self-defense.
Assistant District Attorney Dan Medlock, who filed the charge against Holmes, said the warrant for his arrest was filed based on further conversations with Wilson.
“When we first got the report, the victim, he was taken to the hospital in Tulsa,” Medlock said. “They weren’t sure if he was going to make it, so we couldn’t get a definitive statement.”
Medlock said Holmes had been released in July because his statement made the shooting appear to be self-defense.
“Once we got the victim’s version, the picture became more clear,” Medlock said.
Holmes will appear in court at 9 a.m. Sept. 10 for a sounding docket to determine a date for his preliminary hearing. At that time, testimony will be given, and a judge will determine whether Holmes should be bound over for trial.
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Stephen Holmes, charged with assault and battery with a deadly weapon, will appear in court at 9 a.m. Sept. 10 for a sounding docket to determine a date for his preliminary hearing.