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Philly DA, Longtime Opponent of Cash Bail, Voices Approval of High Bail Set in Weekend Shooting Case

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Tom MacDonald
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WHYY
Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner speaking at a press conference on Aug. 22, 2022.

Philadelphia's DA is praising a judge's decision to order high bail in a shooting case. Larry Krasner says it's an example of what should happen in other similar shooting incidents. WHYY's Tom MacDonald reports.

(Original air-date: 8/22/22)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.