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Man Sentenced to 114 Months In Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana
For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

FORT WAYNE – Odonis Parker, age 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Damon Leichty, after being found guilty after a trial for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Parker was sentenced to 114 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release

According to documents in this case, Mr. Parker was in possession of a firearm on May 26, 2019, after being a twice convicted felon in Allen County Superior Court.  His prior felonies were for Robbery and Theft on separate occasions.  

Parker went to his ex-girlfriend’s house while armed with a semi-automatic rifle containing two loaded 40 round magazines taped together.  After a confrontation, Parker fired multiple times into a car next to where the girlfriend, three minor children and a companion were standing.   Mr. Parker chased the companion, who fled, while firing and grazed the man in the head as he ran.  Parker then hid the firearm in the trunk of a car before fleeing to a nearby apartment.  Fort Wayne Police officers arrived on the scene and were able to locate the firearm and Parker, whom they arrested.        

The case was investigated by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department. The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Stacey R. Speith.  



Updated January 31, 2020

Firearms Offenses