(Reuters) - A Maryland man who identified himself as a leader of the Ku Klux Klan was sentenced on Tuesday to eight years in prison, four of which were suspended, for firing a pistol during last summer’s deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. FILE PHOTO: Richard Preston Jr, 53, appears in a booking photo provided by the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., May 9, 2018. Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail/Handout via REUTERS Richard Preston, 53, who identified himself to media as the Imperial Wizard of the KKK white supremacist group, pleaded guilty in Charlottesville Circuit Court.

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