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Gore resident pleads guilty to federal firearm charge

Monday, May 6, 2024 - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Kelly Don Girty, Jr., age 30, of Gore, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to a one-count violation of Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

The Indictment alleged that on January 7, 2024, Girty, having been convicted of a crime punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding one year, and knowing of that conviction, possessed a .22 caliber, bolt action rifle which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Girty will remain in the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.

KXMX Staff Writer

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