Mistake puts bar shoot-out suspect in court

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KENT, Wash. - The suspect accused of murder in a shooting outside a Federal Way bar was in court despite having waived his right to appear, KIRO 7 Eyewitness News reported.

 

Kenneth Sutton, 21, was mistakenly brought into court for a hearing, then immediately taken away.

 

The prosecutor's office said the court made a probable cause finding for the crimes of second-degree murder and first-degree assault.  Sutton will remain jailed without bail.

 

Investigators say Sutton shot 23-year-old Cloise Young Wednesday during a shootout outside Johnny's Famous Grill and Bar.

 

"We want justice for him … because what happened didn't need to happen," said Vicky Young, the victim's mother. "It wasn't right. It wasn't OK. He was a good guy. He wasn't perfect, but he was a good guy and he loved his family and he loved his child."

 

Six people, including the suspect, were wounded in the shootout.