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Grand jury indicts man, girlfriend in med student’s shooting

  • This undated photo released by the New Orleans Police Department shows Euric Cain, who is accused of shooting a medical student who stopped an apparent kidnapping. (New Orleans Police Department via AP)

NEW ORLEANS » The man accused of shooting a Tulane medical student who tried to stop a kidnapping and robbery of a woman has been indicted by a New Orleans grand jury.

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 21-year-old Euric Cain was charged Thursday with attempted first-degree murder, attempted aggravated kidnapping, armed robbery and attempted armed robbery with a firearm. State District Judge Franz Zibilich set Cain’s bond at $6 million.

Cain’s 17-year-old girlfriend, Nictoria Washington, was charged with being an accessory after the fact to attempted first-degree murder. Her bond was set at $500,000.

The indictment came less than two weeks after Peter Gold was shot in the stomach when he intervened as a woman was being robbed early Nov. 20. Gold survived, and has been released from the hospital.

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