Man who triggered DC Pride panic released by judge

WASHINGTON — The Washington Blade reported on Tuesday that a court had release the man who triggered a panic at DC Pride by brandishing a BB gun. The Blade reported that a D.C. Superior Court Judge released Aftabjit “DJ” Singh, pending trial. Singh had triggered a panic when he pulled his BB gun on someone who was trying to hit his girlfriend. The sharp noise of barricades being knocked over by the crowds added to the panic. From the Washington Blade:
Aftabjit “DJ” Singh, 38, told the Washington Blade following his Monday court arraignment that he pulled out an unloaded BB gun to protect the woman he calls his wife after an unidentified man assaulted her as she stood next to the Dupont Circle fountain.