COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A man was arrested after a stolen gun was found in a bag he dropped while trying to run from police Thursday night, according to Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton.
Police stopped a car near the Waffle House in Columbus, Shelton said. The passenger, Elijah Young, tried to run from officers but was caught behind the restaurant. Officers found a stolen item in a bag Young dropped while trying to flee.
Young is a convicted felon and had a misdemeanor outstanding warrant, Shelton said.
No word on what charges Young will face.