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New gun charge for Buffalo man convicted in fatal shooting

A Buffalo man who went to prison for fatally shooting his best friend in 2006 was arrested Sunday night after Buffalo police found a loaded gun in his car, according to a police report.

Daniel Hunley, 33, was pulled over on East Ferry Street just before 10 p.m. after a police officer reported seeing him driving at a high rate of speed on icy pavement without his headlights on. A loaded, .40-caliber pistol was found beneath the driver's seat, according to the report.

Police also found an open bottle of liquor at his feet, according to the report. He was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and two violations of the city's alcohol control laws.

Hunley pleading guilty to second-degree manslaughter for a July 2006 shooting on Germain Street in which he brought an unlicensed revolver to a house party. The shooting, which was deemed accidental, killed 17-year-old D'Meitris McBryde.

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