MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The man charged with shooting a North Miami Beach Police Officer, while he was serving a warrant, will be getting out of jail on bond.READ MORE: Miami Man Juan Mallen Won Keys Annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest
A judge granted Elton Bandoo a $500,00 bond and conditions are being met.
Bandoo will be on house arrest while he awaits trial and he also can’t be in possession of any guns, go on the internet and must surrender his passport.
Officers arrested Bandoo on February 6th after he allegedly came out of his home and fired a gun three times while police were trying to serve a warrant at his home in the area of Northeast 160th Street and 8th Avenue.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Soggy Start To Monday, Afternoon Storms Likely
Two of the rounds fired struck North Miami Beach Police Officer Lino Diaz.
Bandoo is now charged with attempted first degree murder of a law enforcement officer.
Bandoo said he fired the gun in self-defense since he was awakened by loud bangs and his mother screaming they were being robbed.
Investigators did not release details on why they were serving the warrant, but after the raid they said they found several computers and the names of at least 200 people along with their social security numbers inside his closet, among other things in the home.MORE NEWS: Unincorporated Biscayne Gardens Residents To Vote On Becoming Miami-Dade's 35th City.
While he has not been charged with a federal crime, investigators believe he may have been involved in a scheme of filing false tax returns and unemployment claims.