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A New York Man Out on Bail for Attempted Murder Now Accused of Murder.

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Source: MEGA

Apr. 11 2022, Published 12:24 p.m. ET

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A New York man has been sentenced to decades in prison for killing a person while he was free on bail for an attempted murder just months earlier.

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In February 2020, Carl Hannans, 21, shot a 17-year-old in the arm in Poughkeepsie and later claimed he believed the victim was robbing him, Mid-Hudson News reported.

Hannans was taken into custody, and while out on a $10,000 cash bail, Poughkeepsie police rearrested him in connection to the April 2020 murder of Evan Davis at an apartment complex, according to the publication.

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In the first case, Hannans pleaded guilty to one count of attempted murder, one count of assault, four counts of attempted robbery, and three counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

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The judge on the case called the shooting a “cowardly ambush” and sentenced Hannans in December to 23 years for the attempted murder.

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Hannans recently received a second sentence of 25 years behind bars for Davis’ slaying.

News 12 Westchester reported Hannan will serve the two sentences concurrently.


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