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Delray Beach convicted felon pleads guilty to discharging firearm in Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida

MIAMI – On Oct. 4, a man pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after discharging a firearm in the Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area in Martin County, Florida.

Dominic Elvir, 26, of Delray Beach, discharged a Glock, model 19, 9mm pistol into the air in the Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area. Law enforcement agents located a video of Elvir on a social media platform discharging the firearm. In 2019, Elvir was previously convicted of burglary and grand theft.

Sentencing is scheduled for Dec. 21, before United States District Court Judge Aileen M. Cannon. Elvir faces up to 10 years in federal prison.

U.S. Attorney Markenzy Lapointe for the Southern District of Florida; Special Agent in Charge Christopher A. Robinson of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), Miami Field Office; and Special Agent in Charge Anthony Salisbury of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Miami Field Office, announced the guilty plea.

ATF Fort Pierce Field Office and HSI Fort Pierce Office investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher Hudock is prosecuting it. 

Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Southern District of Florida at or at under case number 22-cr-14058.



Public Affairs Unit

U.S. Attorney’s Office

Southern District of Florida

Updated October 10, 2023

Firearms Offenses