Police confiscated a loaded gun from a man who was stopped following a fight in downtown Binghamton.


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Authorities say the First Ward resident faces several charges after the reported weekend disturbance at 121 Susquehanna Street. A handgun was said to have been displayed during the incident, which happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators say 29-year-old Christopher Pierre of Holland Street was pulled over by officers shortly after the fight.

Police found a .40 caliber Smith and Wesson gun which had been reported stolen.

Pierre was charged with two felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon. He also faces counts with criminal possession of stolen property and unlawful possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device. He was charged with two counts of harassment in connection with the physical disturbance.

Pierre was being held in the Binghamton Police Department lockup to await arraignment in City Court.

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