PATERSON, NJ - A request for reduced bail by the alleged accomplice in the killing of an off-duty Newark detective in November has been denied, according to

An attorney for 19-year-old Nashali Gadson had asked that her $1.5 million bail be reduced by about half, the story said. But Superior Court Assignment Judge Donald J. Volkert, Jr. denied that request.

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The alleged shooter, Jerome Wright, 24,  is being held on $2.5 million bail. Wright allegedly shot and killed Michael Morgan Jr. Wright during a robbery while the off-duty detective was walking a dancer from Sunris strip club to her car. Authorities have not detailed Gadson's role in the killing.