Grand jury indicts Tulane med student shooting suspect

Updated: Dec. 3, 2015 at 7:07 PM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An Orleans Parish grand jury indicted the man accused of shooting a Good Samaritan in November at the intersection of Magazine Street and St. Mary Street.

The incident was captured on surveillance video.

Police say Euric Cain confessed to kidnapping a woman and stealing her purse. Peter Gold stepped in to help the woman when Cain allegedly tried to rob the Tulane medical student.

When Gold told the suspect he did not have anything, police say Cain shot him once in the stomach. Cain continued to try to shoot Gold in the head, but the gun jammed, according to investigators.

Cain is indicted on charges of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, attempted armed robbery and armed robbery.

The judge set Cain's bond at $6 million on Thursday.

Cane's girlfriend, Nictoria Washington, was also indicted today. She is accused of accessory after-the-fact to attempted first-degree murder.

Police say Washington knew Cain was wanted by police but helped him to hide from authorities.

The judge set her bond at $500,000.

Meanwhile, Gold was released from the hospital earlier this week. He is expected to make a full recovery.

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