Buffalo man pleads guilty to gun charge on day his trial was scheduled to start

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A Buffalo man pleaded guilty to a gun charge on the day that his trial was  scheduled to start. 

Brandon Brailey-Brooks, 23, pleaded guilty to second degree criminal possession of a weapon. 

According to the Erie County DA’s Office, Brailey-Brooks was the driver of a vehicle that was stopped by Buffalo Police on Suffolk Street and Hempstead Avenue in August. 

When he exited the vehicle, the defendant ran from the offers and was apprehended nearby. Offers found a loaded semi-automatic pistol in a driveway near where he was taken into custody. 

He faces a maximum of seven years in prison when he is sentenced on August 13. 

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