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Benton County felon headed to federal prison for gun charge

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

A Benton County man who pleaded guilty to pointing a loaded shotgun at a woman and firing it, is headed to federal prison.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Iowa, 41-year-old Dennis Lee Kaplan of Shellsburg admitted to pointing the loaded shotgun at his girlfriend on August 21 of last year and then shot a door.

Kaplan, who was already a four-time convicted felon, pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Kaplan was sentenced to three years and 10-months in prison.

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