Just days after he was sentenced to federal prison, 22-year-old Kodak Black was hit with two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Kodak—legal name Bill K. Kapri—is considered a “habitual violent offender,” which means the new felony charges each carry a maximum sentence of 30 years behind bars.
The new charges stem from two separate incidents. The first count was for a firearm Kodak purchased in January; the second was for a firearm Kodak was in possession of during his arrest back in May.
On Wednesday, Kodak was sentenced to 46 months in prison for knowingly making false statements to unlawfully purchase a gun. Because he is facing sexual assault charges in South Carolina, the rapper is barred from buying a weapon. Kodak later admitted to lying about his criminal history when he filled out a Firearms Transaction Record form back in January. At that time, Kodak had also provided an inaccurate social security number, which allowed him to make the purchase. Prosecutors say two of the guns he had bought were later discovered at crime scenes.
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