Man pleads not guilty to charges stemming from Motel 6 shooting

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James McGill

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A man arrested last week in connection with a shooting at a Motel 6 pleaded not guilty Monday to eight assault and gun charges.

James McGill, 31, was ordered held on $100,000 bail and is next due in court Oct. 6. Police said no one was injured in the Sept. 10 shooting and that it was related to a domestic violence incident.

The shooting led to a SWAT callout at the Motel 6 on Easton Drive, but McGill had already left the scene, police said. He was arrested later that day.

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