BUFFALO, N.Y. — A man carrying a loaded handgun was arrested at the March For Our Lives event on Saturday morning in Buffalo.
Law enforcement officials observed a man, 19-year-old Amauri Smith of Buffalo, carrying a firearm during Saturday's event, which included a walk past the Jefferson Avenue Tops Market, where 10 people were killed and three more wounded during a May 14 mass shooting.
After observing the gun, a city spokesperson said Buffalo Police officers then stopped Smith. They said a loaded handgun was recovered.
Smith faces a second-degree charge of criminal possession of a weapon.