An 18-year-old Islamic State follower who was shot earlier this year after throwing rocks at and wielding a knife toward a police officer in metro Phoenix is asking a judge to reduce his $500,000 bond or release him from jail with electronic monitoring.

A lawyer representing Ismail Hamed said in a court filing Thursday that his client’s bond was more than is necessary to assure his presence at future court hearings and that he isn’t a risk of fleeing from authorities.

Hamed has been jailed since his Jan. 8 arrest outside a sheriff’s substation in Fountain Hills, 38 miles northeast of downtown Phoenix.

“During his incarceration he has endured many difficulties being away from his family, including isolation, stress/anxiety, and harassment from others in the jail,” said Mark Mendoza, Hamed’s attorney.

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