Warren man pleads to gun charge

WARREN — A Warren man was convicted Wednesday on a gun charge involving a March 22 incident outside the Sheetz on Elm Road NE.

Azhon Bennett, 26, of 1619 Parkman Road, pleaded guilty before Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge W. Wyatt McKay to a charge of carrying a concealed weapon. McKay ordered the defendant undergo a background report before sentencing.

Prosecutors say the defendant was found with a 9mm handgun under his clothing as he tried to enter the Sheetz store. McKay ordered Bennett to forfeit the gun.