DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Lamont Postell made his first appearance before a Volusia County judge Sunday morning and that judge ordered he continue to be held without bond.
Postell is charged with one count of first degree murder and two counts of attempted murder -- accused of shooting three Bethune Cookman students outside of a party early Saturday morning.
FOX 35 spoke to Postell's attorney who said Postell will be pleading not guilty to the charges against him.
"He is very distraught, he's very frightened, and he just insists that he did not do this," said Donna Goerner, Postell's attorney.
Goerner said her client only went to the party to check out girls, then was confronted and beat unconscious.
"He said that he woke up to text messages on his phone, saying that he was wanted. He immediately made arrangements to turn himself in to law enforcement," Goerner said.
According to the arrest report, Postell was involved in a fight during a party at the Indigo Lakes Golf Club in Daytona Beach.
Daytona Beach Police said security broke up the fight but it then continued outside.
At some point, according to police, Postell grabbed a gun from his car and shot Don'Kevious Johnson, Justine Cunningham and Tre Williams.
Johnson died of his injuries.
Williams has been released from the hospital but Cunningham was critically injured and remains hospitalized.
Meanwhile, Johnson's mother said she is glad Postell turned himself in.
"I just want justice for my son. Because he didn't deserve that. He was a good child," said April Quimbley, Johnson's mother.