Maryland man admits to ghost gun shooting at Secret Service

Federal prosecutors say a Maryland man has pleaded guilty to assault on a federal officer with a deadly weapon after using a ghost gun to shoot at Secret Service security guards.

Prosecutors announced Thursday that Jeremiah Peter Watson also pleaded guilty to using, carrying and brandishing a firearm in relation to a violent crime.

When police identified his home from his license plate, they searched his residence and found a privately made handgun without a serial number, also known as a ghost gun.

Watson will be sentenced to 10 years in federal prison under a plea agreement, if a federal judge approves.

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