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Accused murder suspect arraigned, ordered held on bail

Justin Samuel Curry (Source: Nycea Patterson, WAVE 3 News) Justin Samuel Curry (Source: Nycea Patterson, WAVE 3 News)
James Harris (Source: LMDC) James Harris (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The man who admitted to firing the shots in a weekend homicide appeared before a judge this morning on a murder charge.

Justin Samuel Curry, 29, of Louisville, was arrested after he called Louisville Metro police to report the shooting.

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Curry's arrest report says that he called 911 just after 9:45 p.m. Aug. 5 and said he had shot someone at his apartment in the 2000 block of Terril Ln. The victim, identified as James Harris, 31, of Louisville, was pronounced dead at the scene. Metro police recovered the gun used inside the apartment which is also listed as the home address of Harris.

Jefferson District Court Judge Sean Delahanty ruled that Curry was high risk and ordered that his bond be kept at $100,000 cash. A public defender was appointed to represent Curry, whose next court date was set for Aug. 14.

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Curry, a convicted felon, had been placed into the Home Incarceration Program on Aug. 1.

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