Enlarge / Sign outside Comet Ping Pong in Washington, DC. (credit: Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
A man who barged into a Washington, DC, pizzeria with an AR-15 rifle to “self-investigate” an Internet conspiracy theory was sentenced to four years in prison today.
District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson said “the extent of the recklessness” exhibited by 29-year-old Edgar Maddison Welch was “breathtaking,” according to a report by ABC News. Welch pled guilty in March to charges of transporting a firearm across state lines and assault with a dangerous weapon.

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