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Police: Teen brought handgun to Canalside fight

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Posted at 8:55 AM, May 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-31 09:26:26-04

A teenager is facing criminal charges after Buffalo Police say he had a handgun on him when he got involved in a fight Saturday evening.

Police say the fight broke out among several young people around 9 p.m. It happened near where the Carnival was taking place. Police say a 17-year-old Buffalo man had a handgun. 

U.S. Security, a private security firm that works events at Canalside, quickly arrested the teen.  They turned him over to Buffalo Police who officially charged him with criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana.