Case Acquitted: Defense Attorney Misses Hearing

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This case was acquitted on Dec. 16, 2022.

A bond review hearing was rescheduled after a defense attorney missed it on May 11.

Reginald Hooks is charged with first-degree murder while armed for allegedly shooting 22-year-old Dy’Mani Priestley on  the 1200 block of U Street, NW on Jan. 5.

Hooks attorney, James King, was unreachable for the proceeding leading to it being rescheduled.

The hearing is scheduled for May 12.

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