- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 2, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - The attorney for a native of Iraq living in Massachusetts who pleaded guilty to illegally selling guns expects his client to be deported following his prison sentence.

The Republican (https://bit.ly/1Ey4QvE ) reports that 21-year-old Omar Khaled, of West Springfield, pleaded guilty to six charges and was sentenced to three years in prison.

Prosecutors say Khaled and another man sold a gun to an FBI informant in April.

His attorney, Joe Smith III, said Tuesday that Khaled’s immigration lawyer says he will most likely be deported after his sentence.

Smith says Khaled came to the U.S. at the age of 15 after his family received asylum. He says Khaled no longer has family in Iraq and the area he is from is controlled by the Islamic State.


Information from: The Springfield (Mass.) Republican, https://www.masslive.com/news/

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