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Huntington Felon Sentenced In Shooting Incident

Reported: Apr. 21, 2014 12:11 PM EDT
Updated: Apr. 21, 2014 12:44 PM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Tiersa Davis) -- A Huntington convicted felon was sentenced for a shooting incident outside of a bar.

Jerry T. Kinney, 29, of Huntington pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a prohibited person in January, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin's Office said. Kinney was sentenced to four years in prison.

Prosecutors said Kinney was involved in a shooting incident in September 2013 outside of a Huntington bar. Prosecutors said Kinney was involved in a fight inside the bar then chased another bar patron through an alley, firing several shots from a pistol. No one was injured in the shooting.

In November 2002, Kinney was convicted of possession of a controlled substance in Detroit, Mich. Kinney also was convicted of possessing a firearm by a prohibited person in October 2010 in Huntington.



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