Man who fired guns while driving in YouTube video gets 4 years

Ronnie "Ron Gotti" Wynn, who posted YouTube evidence that he drove through a neighborhood firing illegal guns, has been sentenced to four years in prison.


Chase Hoffberger

Internet Culture

Published Nov 16, 2012   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 7:14 am CDT

The Washington man caught on YouTube touting a collection of stolen guns has been sentenced to four years in prison.

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The sentence stems from the July arrest of Ronnie “Ron Gotti” Wynn, 23, in connection with a suspected vehicle theft. After taking Wynn in, police discovered a YouTube video that showed the Vancouver, Wa., native driving around town shooting a pistol and an Airsoft rifle.

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Police found another video showing Wynn’s stolen gun collection while investigating the initial arrest.

Wynn, who says he’s a Norteño gang member and heroin addict, pleaded guilty to five charges: discharging a firearm, possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of a stolen firearm, trafficking stolen property, and forgery.

Photo via Wombatturd/YouTube

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*First Published: Nov 16, 2012, 3:11 pm CST