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HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Springfield man was arrested in Holyoke early Saturday morning.

At approximately 2:20 a.m. the Holyoke Police Department received several calls for shots fired on Walnut Street.

A citizen described 2 males and that one was shooting a gun in the air. Dispatch directed officers to Elm Street.

Two individuals were located and identified as Cordis Bean and Christopher Burnham.

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Burnham, 44, of Springfield fled the scene and was later located with a firearm.

Burcham is charged with:

  • Carrying a loaded firearm without a license 2nd offense
  • In possession of a firearm with a defaced number
  • Possession of ammunition without a FID
  • Possession of a large capacity firearm
  • Discharge of a firearm within 500ft of a building

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