A Quincy man pleads guilty to weapons charges and is sentenced in Adams County Circuit Court Tuesday.

43 year old Henry Blackwell, Jr. pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a weapon by a felon and was sentenced to ten years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

As part of a plea deal, other weapons and meth possession charges were dropped.

Blackwell was one of four men arrested last October 18th who were allegedly involved in a shooting incident in the North 3rd Street area between Spruce and Sycamore.

One of the other men charged, 36 year old Tynell Washington, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon Monday. He is back in court for a status hearing April 21st.

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