Columbia police chase, arrest man with handgun on East Broadway

Sunday, September 8, 2013 | 11:43 a.m. CDT; updated 3:28 p.m. CDT, Sunday, September 8, 2013

COLUMBIA — Columbia police arrested a man carrying a gun in downtown Columbia after a foot chase early Sunday morning.

According to a Columbia police news release, a person leaving Roxy's, a bar on East Broadway, shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday told nearby officers that there was a man leaving the bar who was carrying a gun.

When officers approached the man, he fled and attempted to throw the gun under a car as he was running away.

After a short pursuit, officers arrested Daniel Cohen, 26, on suspicion of resisting arrest, tampering with physical evidence and unlawful use of a weapon.

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Michael Williams September 8, 2013 | 4:07 p.m.

Speaking of guns, where's the story on Matthew Akins of "Citizens for Justice" fame?

And citizens of Columbia actually listen (and make policy) to guys like this......

Go figure.........

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