Veteran pleads guilty to taking guns to VA clinic in Florida

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran has pleaded guilty to federal charges of bringing a rifle and a handgun to a Florida veterans clinic. Court records say 58-year-old Howell E. Camp pleaded guilty in Pensacola federal court Thursday. He faces up to six years in prison. Prosecutors say Camp went to the Pensacola Veterans Affairs Clinic on May 6 to pick up a prescription. A criminal complaint says Camp became frustrated after having to wait for his medication in his vehicle under coronavirus social distancing guidelines. Prosecutors say Camp left and returned several hours later armed with two guns. Police stopped Camp before he could enter the clinic.

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