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Man Pleaded Guilty to Firing Loaded Gun in Belmar Tavern

Today, October 14, 2015 in Broome County Court, Jamel Corbett of Johnson City, New York, pleaded guilty as a Second Violent Felony Offender to Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree in connection with an incident on August 18, 2015 when Corbett fired a loaded handgun at the feet of a patron in the Belmar Tavern on Main Street in Binghamton.

Jenkins was returned to the Broome County Jail to await sentencing on December 11, 2015 when he will be sentenced to a state prison term of ten years with five years post-release supervision.

The sentence will be served consecutively with his unexpired parole sentence.

At the time of the August 18, 2015 incident, Corbett was on parole for his June 15, 2012 conviction in Broome County Court for Attempted Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.

The case was investigated by the Binghamton Police Department and prosecuted by Chief Assistant District Attorney Joann Rose Parry.