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Manchester man, 19, arrested on gun charge by police investigating shots fired near Eastern Avenue

October 19. 2017 12:02PM

MANCHESTER — A 19-year-old city man faces several charges after police responding to a call Thursday morning about gunshots said they found him behind the Eastern Avenue apartments with a loaded rifle magazine in his pocket and a .22 caliber rifle next to him.

Jafet Centeno dropped the rifle and complied with the officers in the area of 232 Eastern Ave. about 11:15 a.m., police said.

Centeno was arrested and charged with reckless conduct, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and violation of bail conditions, police said. He was scheduled to appear in Manchester circuit court Thursday, police said.

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