justice-department-gavelKANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Tuesday, July 28 a homeless Kansas City man was sentenced in federal court for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Shain D. Sohl of Kansas City was arrested after a July 15, 2014, altercation with his ex-wife, in which he fired a pistol at her while she was driving him in a truck.

Sohl was reportedly verbally abusive towards the woman. When she tried to pull off the roadway Sohl allegedly grabbed the steering wheel and fired a small pistol grazing the right side of the victim’s face. On February 25, 2014, Sohl was arrested at an Independence hotel where police found a loaded Beretta pistol, 17 syringes and $5,709 in cash.

According to court documents, Sohl threatened to kill his ex-wife and her child during months of aggressive, violent episodes that include stalking and being caught with different firearms on multiple occasions.

On February 18, 2015, Sohl pleaded guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. He was sentenced to 12 years and six months in federal prison with no parole.