Wells was charged Nov. 5, 2019, with making false statements on a federal firearms form. He purchased all three firearms recovered from the Ruskin Road scene: two pistols with extended magazines and an AR-style weapon, the release stated.
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As part of his plea, Wells admitted he purchased the firearms for another person and that the weapons had been selected by the other person. He lied on ATF Form 4473 by indicating “yes” that he was purchasing the firearms for himself and not for anyone else.
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Wells faces up to 10 years in prison. He is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 13 in federal court.