Man charged with lying on federal form while buying gun

Published: May. 31, 2018 at 3:18 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 5, 2018 at 9:19 AM EDT
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Yaaman Michael Lee (Source: LMDC)
Yaaman Michael Lee (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man has been charged with attempting to illegally obtain a firearm.

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Yaaman Michael Lee, 29, of Louisville, was arrested on Wednesday around 3 p.m.

According to the warrant, Lee provided false information as he tried to purchase a .40 caliber handgun at Cash American Pawn on Feb. 22. While filling out a required ATF form, Lee checked "no" when answering a question asking if he had ever been convicted of domestic violence.

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The warrant says Lee was convicted of domestic violence in November 2015.

Lee was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections on the charge of fraudulent firearm transaction.

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