Frankfort man sentenced for illegally having gun

Kentucky's overcrowded jails full of nonviolent offenders

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Frankfort man was sentenced to just over five years in federal prison for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, according to prosecutors.

Kian Christopher, of Frankfort, reached a plea deal, according to prosecutors.

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In August 2018, Frankfort Police say officers saw Christopher throw a gun on the ground at the VFW after a shooting.  They say they found shell casings at the scene and a woman shot inside the VFW, according to Christopher’s plea agreement.

He was convicted of robbery in 2013, according to prosecutors.