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    UTICA, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 14-year-old boy is in custody after an armed encounter with Utica police when he dropped what appeared to be a pistol while attending a basketball game.

    Officials tell local media outlets that an off-duty Utica police officer was at Tuesday night's girls modified basketball game at Donovan Junior High on Noyes Street when the officer heard something hit the hardwood floor and noticed a teenage boy picking up what looked like a handgun...

    Police say the officers repeatedly ordered the teen to drop the gun as he pointed the weapon at them. The boy eventually dropped the weapon, which turned out to be a BB gun...

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