A Harrisburg teenager charged in a weekend shooting spree has returned to the Dauphin County Prison.
Sixteen-year-old Corey Eden Jr. originally posted a $100,000 bail through a bondsman who backed out Thursday, forcing Eden to turn himself in.
Eden is charged with three
counts of attempted homicide as well as assault for a wild shooting spree Saturday night along
North 6th Street and into Reservoir Park.
Prosecutors accuse him and another teen, 18-year-old Tyshaun Thornton, of shooting at several vehicles and driving their SUV towards an officer who then had to fire his weapon. No
one was seriously injured.
Dauphin County prosecutors have filed a petition asking the courts to increase Eden's bail to $250,000.
Eden's mother told abc27 News the district attorney's office is not being fair, but prosecutors said they would treat anyone facing similar charges the same way.
“We take this cases very seriously because they are serious,” First Assistant District Attorney Fran Chardo
said. “Attempted murder is obviously a very serious case and she is just not happy about the approach, but this is how we would approach any similar case that's as strong as this with a high a likeliness of conviction and incarceration.”
A Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas judge
will consider the petition over the next few days and could decide to
hold a bail hearing.
Thornton has not posted bail and remains in Dauphin County Prison.