20-year-old repeat offender arrested with handgun

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - Police arrested a man who they say is a repeat violent offender, and now is facing more charges after he was found with a gun.

Officials say University of Maryland Police heard a gunshot in the area of Fremont Avenue and Baltimore Street around 3:30 on Tuesday afternoon. After officers heard the gunshots, they saw two suspects running towards Baltimore Street. 

After a brief chase, officers were able to catch and arrest one of the suspects. He was later identified as 20-year-old Sean Johnson. 

Police were able to find a revolver that was thrown away by Johnson during the foot chase. 

Johnson was charged with handgun violations. 

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