Man Pleads Guilty To Firearms Charge

By: WIBW (posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: WIBW (posted by Melissa Brunner)
Taron Alonzo Huggins

Taron Alonzo Huggins

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka man pleaded guilty to unlawfully possessing a firearm following a January shooting.

24-year-old Taron Huggins was arrested January 25th at Hooters Restaurant on SW Wanamaker.

Police say he and another man were involved in a shooting, then led officers on a chase. Police say the two ended up going the wrong way on I-70 and causing an accident at the off ramp to Wanamaker Road.

Officers say they found a pistol discarded nearby. Prosecutors say Huggins was prohibited from possessing a firearm because of a prior felony conviction.

Sentencing is set for August 19th. He faces more than 15 years in prison.

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