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Two 15-year-olds arrested after one throws loaded handgun during foot chase

Two teenagers in Rochester have been arrested for criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, unlawful fleeing, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree.

Around 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 30, State Police attempted to stop a car for a traffic infraction on Joseph Avenue in Rochester.

The driver attempted to flee before running out of gas on Mazda Terrace.


The two occupants fled on foot and as the 15-year-old were running, one threw a loaded hand gun before being caught.

The teens were given tickets to appear in the City of Rochester Court.



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