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Key Dates in the ‘Puffy’ Combs Case

March 17, 2001

_ Dec. 27, 1999: After a 2:30 a.m. nightclub shooting, Sean ``Puffy″ Combs, then-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez, and bodyguard Anthony ``Wolf″ Jones are arrested after a gun is recovered from their car. Combs’ protege Jamaal ``Shyne″ Barrow is arrested for attempted murder. Lopez is later released with no charges.

_ Dec. 28: Combs holds a news conference to declare, ``I do not own a gun nor did I have possession of a gun that night.″

_ Jan. 5, 2000: Barrow indicted for attempted murder, assault, reckless endangerment, and weapons possession.

_ Jan. 13: Combs and Jones indicted on weapons possession charges.

_ Feb. 23: Combs and Jones indicted on bribery charge.

_ Jan. 17, 2001: Jury selection begins in the weapons possession trial.

_ Jan. 29: Opening statements in the case.

_ Feb. 28: Lopez and Combs announce that she will not testify for defense.

_ March 1: Combs takes the witness stand.

_ March 14: Jury begins deliberations.

_ March 16: Verdicts reached. Combs and Jones acquitted; Barrow convicted of two counts of assault and one count of reckless endangerment.

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