By John Crump
Baltimore Maryland –-(Ammoland.com)- Baltimore City Police arrested a Baltimore City man who was ringing in the New Year by firing his Hi-Point C9 handgun into the air.
Gary Watts, 44-years old, was apprehended shortly after midnight by the Eastern District Action Team officers who were on patrol in the area.
The Baltimore Action Teams are work in the city’s most violent areas. These teams patrol in uniform and these units do not respond to calls for service. The officers personally witnessed Watts firing his “Muddy Girl Camo” addition 9mm handgun into the air. They moved in and arrested him on multiple firearms violation.
The Hi-Point police recovered from the scene had the serial number filed off from the frame. In addition to the pistol, police also found that Watts was in possession of a .44 magnum revolver, and a DPMS AR-15. Watts had all his guns loaded.
It appears that Watts may have also fired the AR-15. Police were able to recover seven spent rifle casings from the scene of the celebratory gunfire. Watts was also in possession of a 30-round magazine for the AR-15 which is also illegal under Maryland law.
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