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Hearing For Man Accused Of Shooting Friend

Thought Gun Wasn't Loaded

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A judge has set bail at $200,000 for a 22-year-old Henderson man who said he thought his gun was unloaded when he shot a woman in the head.

Colin Lowrey faces an open murder charge in the death of 23-year-old Cherish Noelle Pincombe on Oct. 22.

Lowrey’s attorney, Stephen Stein, says he believes the case is an accident at best and voluntary manslaughter at worst.

Lowrey told police he had just cleaned the gun and removed the magazine when he stepped away to go to the bathroom.

He said he thinks Pincombe reloaded it while he wasn’t looking. Lowrey told detectives that when he returned, she asked him to point the gun at her head, and he pulled the trigger.

Pincombe was struck in the temple and later died.

 

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