The teen who allegedly pulled the trigger, taking the life of Officer Sean Tuder, had his bond hearing Monday morning.
Marco Perez went to court at Metro Jail.
District Attorney Ashley Rich joined Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste at a courtroom at the jail to appear before Judge Joe Basenberg for Marco Perez's bond hearing.
Rich said she's filing capital murder charges against Perez.
Judge Basenberg set no bond.
Rich also talked about new information regarding Perez.
She said, "Perez was homeless. He was running from police. He was living in the woods, and he was actually a visitor at Peach Place apartments when this incident happened."
Battiste says he believes this case will also have a powerful effect on attracting new police officers.
He said, "Pretty sure this will dampen our recruiting efforts as we move forward, not so much that there's fear from the men and women who decide to do this job, but their spouses, their mothers, and their fathers, and say, 'Why would you risk your life to do a job like this knowing that I might get that phone call? ' "
Also with the group Monday were two members of Officer Tuder's National Guard unit.
Rich says Perez also faces a federal charge of possession of a stolen firearm, and he's also wanted on misdemeanor gun charges from federal court.
Perez's arraignment is set for next Tuesday.