Shreveport felon pleads guilty to possession of firearm

Shreveport felon pleads guilty to possession of firearm

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A Shreveport man is set to be sentenced after he pleaded guilty on Monday to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

According to court records, 27-year-old Neikedrian Edwards pawned a .45 caliber pistol on November 14, 2014.

He had a prior felony conviction and was not legally allowed to carry a firearm.

Records showed Edwards had filled out paperwork and used his identification card at the pawnshop.

Edwards faces up to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine.

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