Suspect arraigned in hair salon shootout with cop

(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

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

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Two teens attempting to jump from one rooftop 1 Teen dies trying to jump between rooftops
Doctors performed the risky surgery on Bellanie and 2 Formerly conjoined twins leave Westchester hospital
VIDEO: Rob Astorino blasts free tuition plan 3 VIDEO: Rob Astorino blasts free tuition plan
Furry Friends for 3/24 - Animals for Adoption 4 Furry Friends for 3/24 - Animals for Adoption
Weekend Travel Advisory, 3/24-3/26 5 Weekend Travel Advisory, 3/24-3/26

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE