TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- A judge has delayed a preliminary hearing for a man charged with shooting two people outside the Tulsa County courthouse.
Andrew Dennehy's attorney sought the delay. His client was due in court Friday for a preliminary hearing and had another hearing set for May 18 on charges that he attempted to escape police custody and assault and battery on a police officer.
Prosecutors accuse Dennehy of opening fire March 7 outside the Tulsa courthouse, wounding a sheriff's deputy and a bystander. Dennehy was shot in the face after exchanging gunfire with deputies.
Dennehy's attorney said in a court filing that his client's gunshot wound makes it difficult for Dennehy to communicate.
On Thursday, a judge agreed to combine the two cases against Dennehy and set a July 18 preliminary hearing.
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