Halloween Shooting Suspect Enters Plea

 
by Liz Cooper, lcooper@k2tv.com 
 
A Casper man accused of shooting one person at a Halloween party on the 1100 block of South Jackson street pleaded not guilty in district court Wednesday morning. 
 
19-year-old Nicholas Frederick is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, and faces up to 20 years in prison. 
 
Court documents say on October 28th Frederick and 19 year old girlfriend Kelly Smith went to a Halloween party where Frederick allegedly shot one person. The victim said the bullet fired by Frederick barely grazed his head and refused medical attention at the scene.
 
Frederick allegedly fired his weapon at least four more times while fleeing in a vehicle, according to witnesses. 
 
A Casper detective testified that when Frederick was in custody, he told deputies that he "didn't kill anyone" and only "tried to." 
 
Frederick's bond was continued at $250,000.