By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man will spend 18 months in federal prison for conspiring to rob local gun stores with his brothers.

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Twenty-four-year-old Jerwahn Atkins was sentenced Tuesday.

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Atkins and his brothers Jamir and Jerquay pleaded guilty to using a crowbar to break into Allegheny Arms and Gunworks last year. They triggered a burglar alarm and took off.

Jerwahn and Jamir then drove to the National Armory in Moon Township and tried to crowbar their way in there, once again triggering an alarm.

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Jamir and Jerquay will be scheduled in the next few days.