Carencro man who fired weapon at NFAC event in downtown Lafayette, sentenced in federal court

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — A Carencro man was sentenced Friday in federal court to over six years followed by two years of probation, according to the U.S Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Louisiana.

Terrance R. Jones, 27, of Carencro was sentenced on charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Jones was in downtown Lafayette on October 3, 2020, when police were called to the area regarding a man with a firearm.

After an investigation, it was revealed that Jones was a convicted felon and prohibited from carrying a firearm, according to a news release.

In 2014, Jones was convicted on charges of attempted possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of hydrocodone and in 2019 was convicted on charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, according to a press release.

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