Suspect arraigned in hair salon shootout with cop

NEW YORK - (AP) - The New York City man accused of committing arobbery at a hair salon that was foiled by an off-duty policeofficer getting her hair done has been arraigned.

Winston Cox appeared in Brooklyn Criminal Court yesterday oncharges including first-degree attempted murder, robbery andcriminal possession of a weapon.

The 20-year-old was ordered held without bail. A grand jury willbegin hearing the case.

Prosecutors say Cox entered the Brooklyn salon Saturday andannounced a holdup.

They say he opened fire after off-duty officer Feris Jones drewher gun and identified herself as a police officer.

Investigators say Jones shot Cox's gun out of his hand, injuringit.

Cox's lawyer and relatives declined to comment.

Police arrest suspect in shooting involving off-duty officer

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