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NIAGARA FALLS – Police arrested a Niagara Avenue man on a felony gun possession charge late Saturday.

Dequan L. Tyson, 20, was arrested just before 11 p.m. in the 1800 block of Niagara Avenue after police received a tip of an armed man in the neighborhood. Officers said that Tyson, who was found lying on a porch in the area, had discarded a semi-automatic .22-caliber pistol just prior to being found by police. The gun was found and seized as evidence.