A 19-year-old Mays Landing man is facing charges after Hamilton Township Police say he discarded a loaded semi-automatic handgun during a foot pursuit Tuesday.

Isaiah Gray - Photo: Hamilton Twp Police Dept

Authorities say two Hamilton Township police officers were in the area of Wells Court Tuesday evening when they saw Isaiah Gray. The officers attempted to stop Gray after learning he had several outstanding warrants, however Gray ignored the officers and he took off running. After a short chase, Gray was arrested. Following a search of the area, officers discovered Gray had discarded a loaded semi-automatic handgun during the pursuit.

Gray was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon by certain person, and resisting arrest. He was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

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