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Judge orders psychological test for alleged WHouse shooter

AFP [1]
November 22, 2011

A US federal judge on Monday ordered a psychological evaluation for the 21-year-old Idaho man accused of attempting to assassinate President Barack Obama by firing an assault rifle at the White House.

Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez appeared in federal court in handcuffs and sporting long black hair and a thick black beard.

Judge Alan Kay ordered him held without bail, and appointed public defender David Bos to handle his case. Bos immediately tried to have the case dismissed, citing a lack of evidence.

“The only evidence come from witnesses and they don’t identify” Ortega-Hernandez, said Bos, adding that there was “no indication” that the shooting took place on November 11.

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