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Friday August 9, 2013

LATINO BLOTTER: Chicago Man Tells Police he has Loaded Gun in Butt

LATINO BLOTTER: Chicago Man Tells Police he has Loaded Gun in Butt

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Chicago police had the awkward and unpleasant task of removing a loaded gun from the buttocks of a man they pulled over.

Police where in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood investigating an incident in which witnesses say a man in a black car fired at least two shots during a quarrel with a group of men.

Officers spotted a vehicle matching the witnesses’ description later that night and saw two men in the car with their seats reclined, attempted to hide form view.

When officers approached the vehicle, Marco Alvarado, 20, was in the driver’s seat. Officers found two open cans of beer in the car and asked the two men to step out of the car. A closer look in the vehicle did not turn up a gun, but Alvarado later admitted he had hidden a loaded gun in his buttocks.

The police report sates Alvarado said, “I’m gonna be real with you. I have a gun in my a**.”

Officers recovered a .22 caliber blue steel revolver with two live rounds placed “between his buttocks,” the the gun’s serial number filed away.

Alvarado later admitted he was the man who fired the rounds earlier in the evening.

On Thursday, the Latin Kings member was held on $20,000 bail and charged with four counts of possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number.

Alvarado told police he fired three times into the air but said he only did so because his friend was being attacked.