Suspect in teen shooting death gets $1 million bond

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  The man accused in the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy in Dayton went before a Dayton Municipal Judge Friday.

James Banks

Jalyn Simmons pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in connection with the shooting death of 14-year-old James Banks on Wexford Place Tuesday night.

READ MORE: Police: Fatal shooting started as a robbery

The judge ordered a $1 million bond.

Simmons has no criminal record, and they could only find a record of one traffic ticket.

Only 2 NEWS was there when Simmons was taken in for questioning Wednesday morning.

Simmons is being held in Montgomery County Jail.

His preliminary hearing is set for April 7th.

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