Man arrested in Syracuse for possession of an unregistered gun

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A man was seen at the intersection of Rich Street and Bellevue Avenue lifting his shirt and exposing a handgun in his waistband according to Syracuse Police. 

They say the suspect then entered a store in the area and was approached by two officers who took him into custody.

The man was found to be in possession of an unregistered 1911 semi-automatic Colt .45 handgun with one round in the chamber.

Officials say the gun was also loaded with a high-capacity magazine and the suspect was arrested and booked on felony weapons charges.

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