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Vikings' Cook found not guilty in Virginia

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West Central Tribune
Vikings' Cook found not guilty in Virginia
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook has been found not guilty of pulling a gun on a neighbor.

General District Court Judge Edwin Burnette issued the ruling Friday after a 2-hour bench trial. Cook was accused of a misdemeanor count of brandishing a firearm.

Court records show the neighbor, Omar D. Goode, accused Cook of brandishing a handgun on March 12 near the home of Cook's mother in Lynchburg.

Several witnesses agreed an argument occurred between the two men, but Cook denied pulling a gun.

Dean said the judge concluded there was insufficient evidence to find Cook guilty.