DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A friend of the Dayton gunman who investigators say bought body armor and an ammunition magazine used in the shooting has lost a second attempt to get out of jail.
A federal magistrate judge Friday rejected a request from Ethan Kollie’s attorneys to revoke his detention order.
The decision comes just a week after the judge turned down a request for Kollie to be released on house arrest.
Authorities say there’s no evidence that Kollie knew his friend Connor Betts was planning a mass shooting Aug 4.
He’s instead charged with lying on a federal firearms form while buying a pistol that wasn’t used in the attack.
His attorneys are appealing Friday’s decision. They say Kollie had no role in the Dayton shooting and no prior criminal record.
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