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Accused Trussville Cracker Barrel shooter out on bond

By Erica Thomas, managing editor

BIRMINGHAM — The man accused in the deadly shooting at Cracker Barrel on Thursday, March 28, 2019, has been released from jail on bond.

Bryan Hancock, 22, of Pinson, was released on Tuesday, June 4, according to Jefferson County Jail records. His bond was $250,000 on a capital murder charge.

Hancock is accused in the death of Randy Dewayne Young. Young was shot in the head in the parking lot of the restaurant after a dispute over parking, according to both parties. However, Hancock’s attorneys claim the shooting was in self-defense.

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Video of the shooting was played in court during a preliminary hearing on Thursday, May 20. Witnesses also took the stand to tell the court what they saw that night. The presiding judge was the Honorable Clyde E. Jones.

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Hancock is being monitored by GPS electronic monitoring and is on complete lockdown.

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