MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A man accused of trying to kill five police officers during a robbery was in court Monday.
Ronald Crear, 21, is one of three suspects involved in the Winn Dixie shooting that injured a Mobile police officer.
New evidence was revealed about the plot to rob the store and the exchange of gunfire between police and the suspects.
Ronald Crear slowly made his way into a Mobile County Courtroom, still visibly recovering from being shot three times.
Despite his attorney's efforts, Judge George Hardesty denied bond. Hardesty called the attempted murder suspect a danger to society.
Mobile County District Attorney Ashley Rich said she was pleased with the ruling.
"All of the evidence points to the fact that these defendants planned, premeditated, discussed and knew what they were going to do. Then (the suspects) executed (the plan). In the process, an officer got shot and many officers got shot at," said Rich.
Rich said Crear, Jackieth Harrison and Collier Kirksey put together a plan to rob the Winn Dixie on Catherine Street in March 2012.
The district attorney's office said Kirksey, who worked at the store, called his alleged accomplices with the all clear that security had left the building.
Mobile Police Office Chad Wynne was one of the first on the scene. He was shot in the chest.
He appeared in court for the hearing where a detective described in detail the gun battle between police and two of the suspects.
Detective Angela Prine said she interviewed Crear while he was in the hospital, and that he told her what happened.
She said Crear and Harrison entered the store wearing mask with their guns drawn.
Prine said Crear was in the cash room with a store manager emptying the safe when Harrison shot Officer Wynne.
Prine said a shootout with police broke out, while Crear and Harrison ran through the store looking for an exit - all while 18 store camerae recorded every move.
Crear was shot three times trying to escape.
"Crear denied shooting anyone," Prine said.
His attorney, Holly Hamner, said that is significant.
"It is very significant that he was not the shooter. Obviously, he was in the wrong place at the wrong time, but more significantly, he was not the shooter," said Hamner.
However, the investigation showed both Crear and Harrison were armed. Prine said Crear was armed with a Taurus and Harrison glock.
Prine testified Harrison's weapon was empty and Crear's was missing three bullets.
DA Rich said it doesn't matter. She said Crear has a lengthy criminal record and ill regard for the law.
"Just because he went and held the manager at gunpoint while getting the money, while the other defendant was involved in the shooting of Officer Wynne, it doesn't matter at all. Because they were all an active part of the crime," said Rich.
Rich referenced Crear's criminal record as well, pointing out statements he made in 2007 following a robbery.
"He said he was not going to change. People whose house he broke into, he said they should just chalk it up as a loss," added Rich.
Crear was 15 at the time. Rich said his troubles with the law started at the age of 11.
Crear's mother and sister were in court for the hearing, but declined to speak to FOX10.
Hamner said her client is remorseful for what happened.
She also said his statement to police from a hospital bed does not help his situation.
Judge Hardesty referred the case to a grand jury.
All three suspects are facing five counts of attempted murder and one count of robbery.
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