Male arrested after fleeing police, tossing gun from vehicle

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PITTSBURGH - A man was arrested after fleeing from police and tossing a gun from a vehicle on the North Side.

Officers were patrolling in Troy Hill when they saw a red car turn right without using a turn signal.

The officers attempted to make a traffic stop, but the driver took off when they got out of their vehicle.


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According to a news release, the driver then made a left turn on a red light onto the ramp to Interstate 279.

Officers then watched the driver throw a gun out the driver's window before the car came to a stop.

Pittsburgh police identify the driver as Preston McClain Jr.

There were two other people in the car, an adult and female juvenile, but neither of them are being charged.


 

 

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