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Raleigh Man Involved in Shooting Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. – A Raleigh man was sentenced today to 57 months in prison for knowingly possessing a firearm and ammunition while being a convicted felon.  On September 2, 2021, Tevin Darius Young pled guilty to the charge.

According to court documents and other information presented in court, Tevin Darius Young, 31, of Raleigh, was involved in a shooting event on September 29, 2019 in the area of Milburnie Road and Gibney Drive in Raleigh.  An investigation of the shooting ultimately led to the search of a residence where officers found Young in possession of a stolen .45 caliber Glock handgun, a 26 round .45 caliber magazine, and various rounds of ammunition.

Michael Easley, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina made the announcement after sentencing by Chief U.S. District Judge Richard E. Myers II. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated the case with the assistance of the Raleigh Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorneys Evan Rikhye and William M. Gilmore  prosecuted the case.

Related court documents and information can be found on the website of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina or on PACER by searching for Case No. 5:21-CR-127-M.

Updated January 28, 2022

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