2/6/2014 5:31 PM
Victim in Vancouver shooting had sought protection
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A judge has set bail at $1 million for a woman suspected of shooting her former supervisor at the Veteran Affairs campus in Vancouver, Wash.
The Columbian reports (http://is.gd/dUUPrN ) Deborah Lennon, a former Veteran Affairs employee, appeared in Clark County Superior Court on Thursday on attempted murder and other charges.
The victim, 45-year-old Allen Bricker, had sought a protection order against Lennon, alleging she was stalking him with unwanted daily emails pursuing a romantic relationship.
A Clark County District Court commissioner issued two temporary protection orders in January 2013 but denied a permanent order in March because neither Bricker nor Lennon showed up at a hearing.
The Clark County Sheriff's Office says Lennon went to Bricker's office Tuesday and shot him twice in the chest. He remains hospitalized with serious injuries.
Bricker is a VA regional financial officer and Lennon worked for him as an auditor.
Information from: The Columbian, http://www.columbian.com
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