Trooper shooting suspect pleads guilty to federal firearms charges

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Mikel Brady

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man accused of shooting a state trooper in Durham in February has pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges, WTVD reports.

Mikel Brady, 24, now faces up to ten years in prison for that charge.

Brady was indicted in May for possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition by a convicted felon following an investigation into the February 18, 2013, shooting of Trooper Michael Potts.

Brady pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He faces up to ten years imprisonment, up to three years supervised release, and a fine of up to $250,000.

Sentencing is set for Nov.25 in Greensboro.

Source: WTVD