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Bond revoked for man accused in shooting outside Ben Davis HS football game

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Jul 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-27 06:23:32-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The man accused in a 2021 shooting outside a Ben Davis High School football game has had his bond revoked after he violated its conditions, officials say.

David Tillman is also now charged in two additional felony cases stemming from "the events that led to those violations," Indianapolis City-County Councilor Jared Evans said in a Facebook status.

Michael Leffler, a spokesman for the Marion County Prosecutor's Office confirmed both cases involve violations of his bond.

The State filed a motion to revoke Tillman's bond April 22, online court records show.

Tillman was previously granted a $30,000 surety bond with GPS monitoring. That's an increase from the original bond, which had been set at $7,500, Evans previously said.

Tillman was 18 during the Oct. 1, 2021 shooting, in which a former Ben Davis student and football player was wounded.

Later that day, Tillman and a 14-year-old boy were arrested in connection with the shooting. Authorities allege Tillman gave a gun to the 14-year-old, who was seen running with a group of people after gunshots were fired outside the Ben Davis stadium.

Police also identified the 14-year-old as the suspect in a Sept. 3, 2021 shooting of a 16-year-old during an attempted carjacking in the 7900 block of West 10th Street.

Tillman was charged Oct. 5, 2021 with one felony count each of battery by means of a deadly weapon, criminal recklessness and carrying a handgun without a license, and one misdemeanor count of resisting law enforcement.

In April, he was charged with a felony count of violating a home detention order and a misdemeanor count of carrying a handgun without a license. Then, in June, he was charged with a felony count of shooting a firearm into a building.

According to court records, Tillman, along with others, fired guns into a residence on Hardin Boulevard in Indianapolis. No people inside the residence were injured.

Tillman is scheduled to appear before a jury Sept. 14 at Marion Superior Court.