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Rapper The Game Pleaded No Contest to Gun Charge, Sentenced to 60 Days in Jail

February 12, 2008 02:16:30 GMT

The Game was on Monday, February 11 pleaded no contest to a felony charge of possession of a firearm in a school zone and thus was sentenced to 60 days in jail.


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The Game was pleaded no contest to a felony charge of possession of a firearm in a school zone Monday, February 11 stemmed from a February 24, 2007 incident during which he got into an altercation with a player on an opposing team during a basketball game at the Rita Walters Educational Learning Complex in South Los Angeles.

Entered his plea in a Los Angeles court, the rap artist was sentenced to 60 days in jail, 150 hours of community service and three years probation.

Was initially charged with three felony charges; making a criminal threat, exhibiting a firearm in the presence of an officer, and possessing a firearm in a school zone, back in June last year, The Game luckily had the first two counts dismissed as part of a plea agreement. He could have faced more than five years in state prison if convicted on all counts.

The Game has until March 3 to turn himself in to authorities.

In the meantime, he is planning to release his third solo album, tentatively titled "LAX," later this year which is rumored to be his last.

© AceShowbiz.com




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