LOUISVILLE, KY (AP) – A man accused of shooting at a candidate for mayor of Louisville has pleaded not guilty to federal charges.

Quintez Brown is charged with interfering with a federally protected right and using a firearm in a violent crime by shooting at and attempting to kill a candidate for elective office.

If convicted of all federal charges, Brown faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison and a maximum sentence of life in prison in addition to any sentence he receives on state charges of attempted murder and wanton endangerment.