RALEIGH -

A Williamston man and convicted felon will go to federal prison for more than five years for possessing a gun and ammunition.

Albert Ray Purvis, 32, was previously convicted of discharging a weapon into occupied property.  He was prohibited from possessing ammunition and firearms, due to that felony conviction.

But Purvis pleaded guilty on June 14, 2013 to possessing a firearm and ammunition.

He was sentenced to 64 months in prison and 3 years of supervised release.