Cohoes man sentenced for attempted assault

February 05, 2018 06:36 PM

ALBANY - A man from Cohoes was sentenced in Albany County Court on Monday.

Christopher Cowan will spend nine years in state prison after pleading guilty to attempted assault.

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Last June, Cowan shot 19-year-old Meek Reid on Congress Street in Cohoes. Cowan and Reid had been arguing on Facebook and the two happened to run into each other.

Cowan was later found in Troy with a loaded pistol in his pocket.

Reid survived his injuries.


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