Convicted Felon Sentenced For Possession of a Firearm

A convicted Rochester felon who was not supposed to have a gun, is going to prison for having one.

Federal prosecutors say Marcus Lynch went to the Firing Pin Shooting Range in the Town of Bergen to target shoot a rifle, but because of a previous convictions in 2008 and 2007, he was legally not allowed have the rifle in his possession.

Following an investigation by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Lynch was convicted of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He was sentenced today to over two years behind bars.

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