Tierney faces felony charges of second degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the death of Ronald Goodrich, 35, of Hannibal.
The defendant charged with the Oct. 15 shooting of a Hannibal man pleaded not guilty in Marion County Circuit Court.
Bradley D. Tierney, 34, of Philadelphia, appeared by videoconference before Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd in the Hannibal Marion County Courthouse on Monday, Dec. 21. Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David N. Clayton and defense attorney Jonathan S. Hoover appeared in person. Tierney waived formal reading of the charges and entered a plea of not guilty.
Tierney faces felony charges of second degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the death of Ronald Goodrich, 35, of Hannibal. A probable cause statement alleged that Tierney shot Goodrich in the parking lot of Prime Time Auto Sales on Broadway on Thursday, Oct. 15. Statements from Leah M. Pickard, 18, and Kris Luoma, 34, indicated that Tierney and Goodrich got into an argument late on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
Judge John J. Jackson found probable cause to bind Tierney over from Associate Court to Circuit Court before Judge Shepherd, after hearing testimony from Pickard, Hannibal police officer Alexis Harrelson and Marion County Deputy Coroner Brent Massie during Tierney’s arraignment hearing Monday, Dec. 14.
Shepherd scheduled Tierney’s next hearing for 9:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4. During the hearing, Shepherd and attorneys will determine whether to dispose of the case or set dates for a trial.
Tierney remains incarcerated in the Marion County Jail on a $1 million cash only bond.
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