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BALTIMORE (WJZ)– City police arrested a man with a loaded handgun after people in the community alerted officers.

Wednesday, officers were investigating recent violence in Southeast Baltimore and arrested Eric Gasque, 31, for having a loaded handgun and a knife.

handgun Baltimore Community Helps Police Arrest Man With Loaded Handgun; Attempted To Flee

Gasque attempted to flee from police, but was later arrested in the 2500 block of Jefferson Street.

Gasque is prohbited from legally possessing a firearm.

Gasque was taken to Central Booking.

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