Man arrested for unlicensed gun possession after shooting threats in Fall River

Isaiah Steward. (Fall River police)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) — Fall River police said Monday that officers arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly carrying a loaded gun without a license.

Police said Isaiah Steward of Quincy was one of several men detained on Sunday after police were called to a disturbance involving threats of a shooting.

Fall River police share a photo of a loaded pistol that officers seized on Sunday. (Fall River police)

The incident occurred in the area of Fourth and Branch streets.

Police said Steward, who does not have a gun license, had a loaded 9mm polymer pistol.

Steward was charged with unlawful carrying of a large capacity firearm without a license, unlawful possession of a large capacity feeding device, carrying a loaded firearm in public with no license, and trespassing.


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