A Chicago man was sentenced for illegally possessing a loaded gun on the West Side, according to the United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Illinois.
Eddie Jones, 28, was sentenced to eight years for illegally possessing a loaded handgun in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, according to the Attorney’s Office.
Jones, who was convicted of several firearm-related offenses, was prohibited from owning the gun, the Attorney’s Office said.
On June 5, 2020, Jones alleged shot and wounded three people in the 800 block of North Homan Avenue, according to the Attorney’s Office.
Chicago Police officers responding to the incident noticed Jones running along the street and throwing the gun in a vacant lot, the Attorney’s Office said.