Judge refuses to lower bond for man shot by Raleigh police

Chijioke Kennedy Madueke at a court appearance. (WNCN)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A judge refused to lower bond Tuesday for a man police shot after they say he charged at them.

Chijioke Madueke is being held under $150,000 bond. He appeared in court Tuesday sitting in a wheelchair and with a bandage around his head.

He broke back into his old apartment near Lake Johnson after being evicted in November, police say.

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Police say that when officers tried to get him out, he pulled out a kitchen knife and rushed toward them. Madueke was hit several times. A police officer was also hit by friendly fire, but was not seriously hurt.

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