CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police recovered a loaded, semi-automatic weapon from inside a subway station in Brooklyn.
Just before 5 p.m. Friday, transit officers Inside the Van Siclen Ave J/Z train station in Cypress Hills observed a 19-year-old man walk through the emergency exit gate and onto the train platform.
Transit officers stopped the teen, who they said was a transit offender, and searched his belongings. They recovered a loaded TEC-22 from inside a drawstring bag he was carrying.
The suspect, Ferrell Tucker, has one arrest for felonious assault as a juvenile.
Tucker is expected to be charged with criminal possession of a weapon.
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