Second suspect in Carl Hardy killing held without bail

Quincy Garvin, the second suspect charged with the alleged murder of Carl Hardy, will continue to be held without bail as the case against him continues.

Garvin has been charged with first-degree murder while armed.

At a hearing Tuesday, prosecutors called Detective Jeffrey Weber to testify about witnesses mentioned in the warrant for Garvin’s arrest.

Weber spoke of the three witnesses mentioned in the affidavit, one of whom has two pending cases against them. Two of the witnesses quoted in the warrant for Garvin’s arrest had not seen the incident, while the last reporting seeing an individual holding a gun.

Garvin’s attorney argued not enough evidence existed to hold him, arguing against video purporting to show Garvin at the crime scene. “Anybody looking like my client cannot be seen in the video. The whole case rests on one witness saying they’ve seen my client,” she said.

The government asked the “court to find substantial probability.” Following closing arguments, the judge moved to hold Garvin without bail until a status hearing.

On Sep. 10, Hardy, 24, was found shot on the 1200 block of I St., SE. On Oct. 1, Hardy died as a result of his injuries. Saquan Williams has also been arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed for allegedly killing Hardy.

Williams, 16, will have a preliminary hearing on Nov. 29 at 9:30 a.m.

Garvin will have a status hearing on Feb. 2, 2018.


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