Repeat Felon Sentenced To Prison

(Portland, OR) — A federal judge has sentenced a repeat felon to over six years in prison. 53-year-old Tyrone Allen pleaded guilty to firing a gun outside of a restaurant. Prosecutors say Allen, who was on post-prison supervision for bank robberies, got into a fight with his girlfriend inside of a restaurant. They went outside and when the woman threatened to call 911, Allen fired a shot into the air and drove away. The incident was captured on surveillance video and showed Allen’s girlfriend hiding behind parked vehicles. Allen was stopped by officers as he drove by the restaurant . They found a handgun in the car under the driver’s seat. He claimed it belonged to his girlfriend. The judge sentenced Allen to 77 months in prison.