October 21, 2014
BOSTON (AP) - A New York City man has been charged with murder
in the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man at a Harvard University
Authorities say 20-year-old Jabrai Jordan Copney turned himself
in Thursday night in Cambridge, Mass. He has been charged with
murder, accessory after the fact to murder and possession of a
Justin Cosby, of Cambridge, was shot in the abdomen late Monday
afternoon while standing on a stairway leading to a common area
inside the dorm. He died Tuesday at a hospital.
Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone says Copney was visiting
friends at Harvard and that Copney and others confronted Cosby and
shots were fired.
Cosby's mother, Denise, has said her son attended Salem State
College in Salem, Mass.