STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Bridgeport man with a record of drug convictions was caught with a handgun in Stamford and arrested, police told The Stamford Advocate .
Tasean Lamar Brown, 26, a former Stamford resident, was taken into custody Friday at Stillwater Avenue and West Main Street by police acting on a tip, The Stamford Advocate reported.
Brown, who police say is a person of interest in the March shooting of a 28-year-old man on Richmond Hill Avenue, had a loaded Ruger .357 Magnum revolver on him, The Stamford Advoca te said.
The city’s West Side has seen a spike in gun violence, and police have made several weapons-related arrests in recent days, The Stamford Advocate said.
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