Kevin Gates Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Chicago Gun Charge

Kevin Jerome Gilyard p.k.a. Kevin Gates has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a gun, after accepting a plea deal.

Gates was originally arrested in Chicago on Oct. 29, 2013. He posted bail and was scheduled to appear back in court later that year, but failed to show.

The Chicago Tribune reports that two arrest warrants were issued for the rapper. One in 2013 and another in 2016.

Authorities in Cook County finally tracked Gates down in March of 2017. He had just completed serving a sentence in Florida for kicking a female fan in the chest, when officials found out he had an outstanding warrant. Gates was re-arrested and subsequently extradited to Illinois.

Gates' attorney, Herschel Rush, told TMZ that the Chicago plea deal was the best thing for his client because he could have been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

"We are very pleased with the result of 30 months," Rush said.

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Comment by Kylizzel on April 27, 2017 at 6:04pm
That's what happens when you boot biatches in the chest, This dude is self-destructive 100%, He can't get outta his own way
Comment by Daphenous Reid on April 27, 2017 at 5:11pm
Reap what you sow
Comment by ThaKid520 on April 27, 2017 at 3:24pm
Couldn't stand this dude. He was sexing his family.
Comment by Quit Hatin on April 27, 2017 at 2:44pm
Naw. N**** need a stronger legal team
Comment by Shawn Corey Carter on April 27, 2017 at 1:03pm
should of been longer. well done judge.
Comment by Big_FRED_420 on April 27, 2017 at 12:48pm
Poor b******..



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