LONG ISLAND, NY – The shooting suspect arrested by Suffolk police detectives on July 31 after a confrontation in a Bay Shore barbershop has been indicted by a grand jury and will be arraigned Thursday (8/13) in Riverhead, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.
James Nicholson, 32, of Bay Shore, is being held in lieu of $150,000 cash bail, charged with assault in the first degree.
Dishawn Everett, 30 was shot in the stomach, leg then pistol-whipped by Nicholson inside Headfellas Barber Shop in Bay Shore after a disagreement during a marijuana deal.
30-year-old Dishawn Everett of Bay Shore was shot in the stomach and leg and then pistol-whipped inside the Headfellas Barber Shop on Union Blvd. during an argument over a marijuana deal. He remains hospitalized at Southside Hospital.
Acting State Supreme Court Justice Mark Cohen (fourth floor of the courthouse) will unseal the indictment.
James Nicholson, 32, of Bay Shore, is being held in lieu of $150,000 cash bail, charged with assault in the first degree. Photo: SCPD
The court calendar was called at 9:30 am.
The fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Defendants are entitled to a fair trial with the burden on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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