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Fargo Avenue man arrested for hiding a loaded handgun

A 20-year-old Fargo Avenue man was arrested Monday evening for allegedly trying to hide a loaded .38-caliber handgun under a black garbage bag in a yard near his flat.

Christian Viollot-Cruz was charged with a felony count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon after Buffalo police reported finding that the handgun he allegedly hid was loaded with one round of ammunition in the chamber and seven more rounds in its magazine.