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Sioux City man sentenced to 5 years in prison for gun charge

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – A Sioux City man with a history of violence who possessed a firearm and ammunition will spend more than five years behind bars.

On Wednesday, 37-year-old Keith Taylor was sentenced after pleading guilty one count of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a prohibited person.

In May of 2018, prosecutors say Taylor unlawfully entered the apartment of a former girlfriend, terrorized her, her friends, and her child who were in the apartment with her; and got into a physical altercation with another person in the apartment.

During the altercation, Taylor pulled out a gun, pointed it at the other person and threatened him.

A struggle ensued and the weapon was discharged into the ceiling of the apartment.

KTIV Staff

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