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19 year old with loaded handgun arrested at March For Our Lives

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.

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