BK salon shooter sentenced to 20 years behind bars

A Brooklyn man charged with the attempted murder of a police officer in a Bed-Stuy hair salon was sentenced earlier today. Winston Cox was handed a 20-year prison term at the Brooklyn Supreme Court after firing at NYPD officer Ferris Jones last October. Cox was trying to rob Sabine's Hair Salon, where Jones was a customer. A jury found him guilty in December. Nicole Dickson, who was also in the salon the day of the shooting, said in a court statement that she forgives Cox, but that her life will never be the same.No one was struck in the shooting, except for Cox, who was hit in the hand. Officer Jones did not attend the sentencing.Bed-Stuy man pleads guilty in salon shooting

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