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Akron man on probation for attempted murder found with guns, feds say

March 1, 2018 GMT

Akron man on probation for attempted murder found with guns, feds say

CLEVELAND, Ohio — An Akron man faces federal firearms charges after police caught him with guns while he was on probation after he was released from prison for attempted murder, court records show.

Gino Hunter, 27, was indicted Wednesday on two counts felon in possession of a firearm. Police say they found Hunter in possession of a gun on two occasions in October and November.

Hunter was convicted in 2011 of attempted murder with a firearm. Court records show that he shot a woman in the front yard of her home. Summit County Common Pleas Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands sentenced Hunter to six years in prison.

Hunter was released in July and was on supervision at the time of the new offenses, according to state and court records.

He is being held in jail on weapon and drug charges in Summit County, records show.

The case is assigned to Chief U.S. District Judge Patricia Gaughan.

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