BOSTON >> A Boston man has been sentenced to nearly seven years behind bars for illegal gun possession in connection with an incident outside a bar.
The Boston Globe reports 26-y<URL destination="http://bit.ly/1Lpby3Q">ear-old Marcus Williams was sentenced Thursday to more than six years in prison after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm in August.
Pros</URL>ecutors and his lawyer each requested the 80-month sentence.
Authorities say the Dorchester man argued with a woman at a bar on Stoughton Street in May 2012. Witnesses reported he threatened the woman before reaching for something in the hood of his car.
Police say a search of the vehicle yielded a loaded handgun wrapped in a rag.
Williams has a prior conviction for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.