TUCSON, AriZ. — Tucson police Chief Chris Magnus has had enough with criminal justice reform and took to Twitter to vent his frustration after a shooting suspect was released with no bond.
According to KOLD, Zachary Oscar Lee allegedly shot at Sergeant Lorence Jove. The incident happened on August 20th, in a parking lot near East 29th Street and South Swan Road.
Zachery Lee shot at a TPD sergeant on E. 29th St. last Fri. afternoon. Lee was arrested & charged w/Agg Assault w/deadly weapon.
Yet, get this: The Tucson City Court judge released Lee on pretrial release w/NO bond over the prosecutor's request.
Beyond frustrating. pic.twitter.com/OPMpNRlFVo
— Chris Magnus (@ChiefCMagnus) August 25, 2021
After receiving treatment for a gunshot wound at a hospital, Lee was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and discharge of a firearm within the city limits.
Chief Magnus’ frustration and ensuing tweet was over the release of Lee with no bond by Tucson City Court Judge Rosemary Panuco.