TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A man has been found guilty of second-degree manslaughter in the death of an 11-year-old from Troy. Jahquay Brown, 22, of Cohoes, was found not guilty of second-degree murder.
Brown is accused of killing Ayshawn Davis, 11, of Troy on September 13, 2020, in a drive-by shooting. Police interviewed Brown and searched his home after his arrest, allegedly finding a handgun at the Cohoes residence. The handgun was taken as evidence and police believe it was the weapon used in the drive-by shooting.
Brown was indicted on the second-degree murder charge in September 2020. The jury deliberated for about a day and a half before the verdict was read.