Police were on patrol in the Eastern District Saturday when they tried to arrest a man in the 2100 block of Aiken Street.
The suspect 24 year-old Robert Reid ran away from the officers and was arrested a short time later in the 1200 block of Bonaparte Avenue.
Officers recovered a loaded handgun from Reid, according to police.
Reid was transported to Central Booking Intake Facility.
There is no further information at this time.