Outrage after suspect gets out of jail on signature bond

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Police officers in Atlanta say what happened in a Fulton County courtroom is a punch in the gut.

They are complaining about a signature bond granted a man accused of pointing and then discharging a pistol directed at four SWAT team members who were in an unmarked police vehicle.

The strange incident occurred on busy Moreland Avenue during the midday. The gunplay could have struck innocent motorists.

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The attorney for defendant Kenneth Gilbert asked for a signature bond. One of Paul Howard's assistant district attorneys told judge Hannah Chung she would consent to it.

So, Gilbert signed a couple of documents and walked out of the building.

"It's a revolving door," said Vince Champion with the police union.

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