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He’s accused of killing a man at a Myrtle Beach grill. Here’s how a judge ruled on bond.

Bond hearing held for alleged Riptydz shooter

Bond was not set for the alleged Riptydz shooter.
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Bond was not set for the alleged Riptydz shooter.

The man accused of murdering a 25-year-old during a UFC viewing at an Ocean Boulevard restaurant will remain in jail after a judge rejected his bond request.

Jakkari Brown was in an Horry County court last week as he sought bond on charges of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. A judge denied the request, Senior Assistant Solicitor George Debusk told The Sun News.

As a result, Brown will remain in jail as he waits for trial.

Brown is accused of shooting and killing Roger Ramos, 25, at RipTydz on Oct. 7.

At 1:15 a.m., officers responded to a shooting at the 1210 N. Ocean Blvd. grill, police said. The investigation determined a fight started in the bar and a man fired the gun, hitting the victim in the head.

Witnesses helped identify the suspect, who was quickly taken into custody, according to police.

Ramos was an off-duty RipTydz employee who was at the restaurant to watch the UFC fight, friends said.

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Alex Lang is the True Crime reporter for The Sun News covering the legal system and how crime impacts local residents. He says letting residents know if they are safe is a vital role of a newspaper. Alex has covered crime in Detroit, Iowa, New York City, West Virginia and now Horry County.
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