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PORTLAND, Maine — A New York City man who thought he was going to be freed after his acquittal for murder is going back in court.

Twenty-four-year-old Timothy Ortiz is due Monday for a detention hearing after being charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

The charge was lodged last week on the day he was supposed to be set free after being found not guilty in the drug-related killing of Jonathan Methot in Maine.

According to the new complaint, Ortiz was already a convicted felon when he used a Ruger .357-caliber revolver to kill Methot. Ortiz contends the shooting was in self-defense.

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