A Broome County jury has convicted a man on a felony weapon count in connection with the investigation into a reported shooting in downtown Binghamton.

Prosecutors say 26-year-old Craig Sander of Binghamton was found guilty Monday of  second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and tampering with physical evidence.

According to the Broome County District Attorney's Office, Sanders illegally possessed and discharged a .22 caliber revolver on July 12, 2020. The incident happened outside of The Colonial at 58 Court Street.

43-year-old James Durham of Binghamton was sentenced to nine years is prison for his role in the incident. Durham had been convicted of a weapon possession count and related charges involving the same gun.

Sanders is scheduled to be sentenced June 14. Prosecutors say he faces between 3-and-a-half and 15 years in state prison for his conviction.

There apparently were no reported injuries as a result of the shooting incident.

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