St. Louis man sentenced to 10 years on federal carjacking & weapons charges

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ST. LOUIS, MO. (KTVI0 – In St. Louis federal court Wednesday morning, Leon Jackson was sentenced to 10 years on federal carjacking and weapons charges.  The charges stem from October 22, 2010, when Jackson approached a car in the 4100 block of Lee, pointed a semi automatic weapon at the individual in the car, demanded the car keys and threaten to kill the victim.

The victim of the carjacking fought with Jackson over the car keys, but later gave him the keys.

Jackson was later arrested, after being stopped in the victims Dodge Durango.