Shooting suspect remains behind bars

John I. Cornett; photo courtesy of Columbus Police Dept.

The suspect in the Sunday shooting of an Edinburgh man will remain behind bars. Our news-gathering partners at “The Republic” are reporting that Bartholomew County Prosecutor Bill Nash requested an additional 72-hour hold on 34-year-old John Cornett, of Columbus. That request was granted.

The paper says that Cornett had been held in the Bartholomew County Jail without bond on a preliminary charge of Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon. However the report says that bond for Cornett has since been set at $500,000.

Cornett is accused of shooting 32-year-old Joshua L. Music multiple times in the incident at the Quail Run Apartment complex. Music remains in an Indianapolis hospital.

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