Bond reduced for alleged shooter of 3 USM football players

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The alleged shooter of three USM football players was back in court on Friday.

A justice court judge knocked $1.5 million off 29-year-old Travis Brown's $3 million bond. Brown's attorney, Michael Crosby, said he has spoken with several witnesses about what happened the night Brown allegedly shot the 3 football players outside the Hunt Club in Hattiesburg.

None of those witnesses appeared in court, but Crosby said he's confident of Brown's innocence.

Crosby said, "The witnesses are saying that there were probably 150 people outside the bar at that time. I was surprised with that high number and there was probably 4 different fights going on. It ranges between 4 and 6 fights that took place independent of these 3 football players."

Crosby said he is asking for a speedy trial.

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