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Man arrested for pulling gun on police

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Police Department arrested a man for pointing a gun at officers. The incident occurred Saturday around 7:25 p.m. near the intersection of St. Claude and Jourdan. 

According to police, officers were responding to a call of a man with a gun. When officers arrived, they approached the man with the gun who began to run. As officers chased the man, he turned around and pointed the weapon at the officers. One of the officers fired their weapon at the man, but didn't hit anyone. The suspect was taken into custody and the weapon recovered. 

The man was identified as 19-year-old Jiren Major.

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