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Man Found with Handgun on Quail Street

Albany, NY

ALBANY, NY – A 23-year-old Albany man is facing charges after he was found to be illegally possessing a handgun Monday on Quail Street.

On Tuesday, May 16, 2023 around 6:30 p.m., Albany police patrol officers stopped Tamir Tunnell in the area of Quail and First Streets in reference to an ongoing investigation. During the investigation, Tunnell was found to be in possession of a loaded 9mm handgun that he had concealed in his waistband.

The handgun was recovered by officers and Tunnell was taken into custody.

He was charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd.

He was arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.