Man Who Shot at Police Cruiser during Wild Chase Can’t Escape Jail Term

A Harrisburg man who is serving a 28- to 60-year prison sentence for shooting at a city cop during a high-speed car chase failed Monday to convince a state appeals court that he got a raw deal during his trial.

In upholding Shawn McCoy’s convictions, the Superior Court panel rejected his contention that his lawyer should have asked the Dauphin County judge who presided over his trial to give the jury an instruction regarding the testimony of witnesses who have a record of crimes involving lying…

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