Bail $500K for 2 from Arizona held in Las Vegas shooting
Brittanie Merritt-Burwell and Joshua Youngbloo
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A judge in Las Vegas set bail at $500,000 for an Arizona woman and her boyfriend, who remain jailed in a Christmas week shooting that left a motorist badly wounded on the Las Vegas Strip.
Brittanie Merritt-Burwell and Joshua Youngblood made a brief court appearance Monday following their arrests last week at a Las Vegas fast-food restaurant.
Both face a Jan. 17 preliminary hearing of evidence in the Dec. 23 shooting.
Merritt-Burwell is 21 years old and from Glendale, Ariz.
She's accused of attempted murder for allegedly shooting the man in the neck in what witnesses and police describe as a traffic dispute.
Merritt-Burwell later told police she was defending herself.
The 28-year-old Youngblood is accused of carrying a concealed weapon and harboring a felony offender.