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Charleston Man Sentenced in Gun Crime

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston man was sentenced today to four years and three months in federal prison for a gun crime, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto according to a press release.

William Cody McClung, 31, previously pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony.

McClung admitted that on December 6, 2015, he shot at another man as he drove past him on Falcon Drive in Charleston.

Officers subsequently executed a search warrant at McClung’s residence and located the 9mm handgun McClung had used to shoot at the victim, as well as three additional firearms.

McClung was prohibited from possessing any firearm under federal law because of a 2007 felony conviction in Kanawha County Circuit Court for operating a clandestine drug laboratory.   

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