Update: On Friday morning, Morgan Tukes had a probable cause hearing. She could be released as early as today. She now has an additional $43,000 bond for a total of a $84,000 bond required to leave jail. According to CBS, "the judge said Tukes may not have any weapons, she cannot return to Grady High School, cannot operate a vehicle and she will be under level 3 supervision by pretrial services, once a week."
Atlanta, GA - One day after being charged with shooting herself accidentally in the leg outside Grady High School, Morgan Tukes has been charged in a previously unsolved hit and run accident from October.
4 new charges have been added to Ms. Tukes, due to the October incident including, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, obstruction, fleeing and attempting to elude a law enforcement officer, and reckless driving.
According to a police report dated Oct. 12, 2012, a black Ford Explorer hit a city vehicle and fled from the scene of the accident. The report states that the collision occurred near a Fulton County Deputy who saw the incident and advised the suspect to pull over. The suspect fled the scene.
The suspect fled the scene of the accident that occurred a few blocks south of the school in the parking lot of the McDonald’s located at 526 Ponce de Leon Avenue.
After spending a second night in the Fulton County Jail, Tukes is expected to face a judge on Friday morning.