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Teen arrested for having loaded weapon after foot chase

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Police arrest a teen for having a loaded weapon following a foot chase in Syracuse.

Officers received a tip about a suspicious person with a weapon standing on the 400 block of Rowland Street around 11 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived, three men in the area ran off. They were all taken into custody shortly after.

Officers say they found a loaded 357 magnum revolver in the area.

Police say one of the men, Romeo Williams, 17, pointed a gun at another person during an earlier incident.

Williams has now been charged with second degree menacing and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon.

The other two men were released from custody.

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