Felon at Fashion Fair With Loaded Handgun Pleads Guilty
A 35-year-old felon from Long Beach pleaded guilty on Dec. 9 in federal court to illegally carrying a loaded firearm at Fashion Fair in Fresno.
According to court documents, police officers approached Chhoun Douring on May 6 of this year at the northeast Fresno shopping mall. During the encounter, Douring admitted to officers that he had a loaded 9 millimeter Ruger semi-automatic in his shoulder pouch.
Because of a previous robbery conviction, Douring is legally prohibited from possessing guns.
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Fresno police, MAGEC, and the FBI investigated the case. The prosecutor is Assistant U.S. Attorney Laura Jean Berger.
Douring is scheduled for sentencing on March 11, 2022. He faces a maximum of 10 years in prison.