Man facing charges after bringing loaded gun into Allegheny County Jail, police say

PITTSBURGH — A man being booked into the Allegheny County Hail is facing more charges after he had a loaded gun on him and fought officers who discovered it, police say.

The Allegheny County Police Department said Dayvonne Jackson, 21, was arrested by Swissvale Police for trespassing in Braddock Hills at 9:40 a.m. on Saturday.

He was taken to the Allegheny County Jail to be booked. As the process was underway, a corrections officer saw a 9 mm round on the floor.

Police say Jackson reached for his waist and began fighting the officers as they tried to secure him.

After the scuffle, police said they found a loaded gun with an altered serial number in Jackson’s waistband.

One officer had to be taken to a hospital after suffering minor injuries.

Jackson is still being held at the Allegheny County Jail.

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