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Victim Charged in UNCG Shooting Involving Sidney Lowe's Son

Posted April 3, 2007 7:29 p.m. EDT
Updated April 3, 2007 8:51 p.m. EDT

— A shooting victim who attends the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was charged Tuesday in connection with the incident, which also involved N.C. State basketball coach Sidney Lowe's son.

Stephen Cobb, 19, a freshman from Raleigh, was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, among other charges.

Cobb was injured March 24 during a campus shooting. He suffered wounds that were described as not life-threatening.

He was released into his father's custody on a written promise to appear in court.

Last week, Lowe's son, Sidney Lowe II, 21, was arrested on 22 charges stemming from the shooting and from another robbery in Greensboro. Charges filed by city police included robbery with a dangerous weapon, second-degree kidnapping and assault. Campus police chgarged him with possession of a weapon. Lowe was not charged with shooting the victim.

Lowe, who lives in Greensboro, was enrolled last year at nearby North Carolina A&T University, but is no longer a student there.

Brian Patrick Martin, 19, of Greensboro, was also arrested after the shooting on charges of attempted murder and attempted robbery charges.