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Car strikes porch in Schenectady Sunday

Car strikes porch in Schenectady Sunday

Police also appeared to recover a gun
Car strikes porch in Schenectady Sunday
Schenectady Police officers Peter Verret and Christopher Wilgocki search a car that struck a porch Sunday
Photographer: Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer

SCHENECTADY - A car struck a porch on Becker Street Sunday and police also appeared to recover a gun in the aftermath.

The incident happened mid-day near the corner of Becker and Elder Streets in Schenectady. 

The car ended up partially on the front the front steps of 1760 Becker St., its front passenger-side wheel on the steps and its rear passenger-side wheel appearing off the ground. The front railings were damaged in the crash. The driver apparently fled the scene.

Photos: Car strikes porch in Schenectady Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018

Officers could be seen searching the car at the scene. Officers could also be seen recovering a gun from the middle of Elder Street. Officers secured the weapon in a patrol car.

A police spokesman did not immediately have details on the incident early Sunday afternoon.

 

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