New Jersey News: Newark Man, Jamar Battle Convicted of Firearms Offense in Connection with Shooting of 5-Year-Old Girl

New Jersey News: Newark Man, Jamar Battle Convicted of Firearms Offense in Connection with Shooting of 5-Year-Old Girl

NEWARK, N.J. – A Newark man, previously convicted in state court of six felonies, was found guilty in federal court today of being a felon in possession of a handgun, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Jamar Battle, 31, was convicted after a three-day trial before U.S. District Judge William J. Martini in Newark of one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The jury deliberated two hours before delivering the guilty verdict.

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