Stamford man faces weapons charges

A Stamford man was arrested this morning for allegedly walking down the street carrying a large stolen rifle.Police say they received reports of shots fired

STAMFORD - A Stamford man was arrested this morning for allegedly walking down the street carrying a large stolen rifle.

Police say they received reports of shots fired near Myano Lane in Stamford this morning.  They say after finding two cars with bullet holes in them, they spotted Robert Walker, 26, carrying a gun case as he walked down the street.

Walker then dropped the case and began running, according to authorities.  They say they found a stolen 45-caliber rifle inside the case.

Police say they are unsure of why the cars were targeted.

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