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Nashua man charged with wielding handgun during argument, no shots fired

NASHUA – A city man was arrested early Sunday morning after police accused him of recklessly displaying a handgun during an argument with another man.

Police were called to Lock Street shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday for a report of a disorderly man screaming and yelling at another person. The verbal argument escalated, and Stephen Welch, 25, of 49A Cross St., Nashua, is accused of pulling out a gun and waving it around and pointing it at other people, police said. ...

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NASHUA – A city man was arrested early Sunday morning after police accused him of recklessly displaying a handgun during an argument with another man.

Police were called to Lock Street shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday for a report of a disorderly man screaming and yelling at another person. The verbal argument escalated, and Stephen Welch, 25, of 49A Cross St., Nashua, is accused of pulling out a gun and waving it around and pointing it at other people, police said.

Welch was arrested shortly before 12:30 a.m. and charged with reckless conduct and criminal threatening, Class B felonies, police said.

The gun was not fired and no one was injured, police said.

Welch was held at the Nashua Police Department on $10,000 cash bail pending his arraignment Monday morning at Nashua district court, police said.

The Class B felonies are each punishable by up to seven years in prison plus fines, police said.

– JOSEPH G. COTE