Woman accused of shooting at ABC-13 building now held without bond


On Friday, a judge had increased bond for Michelle Monique Burks to $30,000 on a felony deadly conduct charge and $10,000 on an evading charge. Today, however, we learned she's now being held without bond.

A judge didn't order a psychological evaluation for Burks, but her court-appointed defense attorney says he plans to have her examined by the doctor she's seen for a while.

It was just before 9am Thursday that police say Burks fired several shots into the Channel 13 building from the Walgreen's drug store next door. Five shots went into an upstairs office where an employee was at her desk.

Burks then reportedly pulled her vehicle to the front of the Channel 13 building and shot out windows of cars in the parking lot.

In court this morning, Burks smiled, waved and blew kisses to her mother and sister, who were both in the courtroom.

The judge did set a condition of bond if she's granted it in the future. Burks can't have contact with anyone associated with Channel 13 via phone, computer or in person. Burks' attorney says she wouldn't have the money to post bond even if it were granted.

No one was injured in Thursday's shooting. If convicted, Burks could be sent to prison for up to 10 years.

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