Police arrest suspect carrying handgun in public

SAN BRUNO (KRON/BCN) — Police arrested a suspect Saturday morning in San Bruno after witnesses reported seeing someone carrying a handgun.

At 7:23 a.m., officers responded to San Bruno and Second avenues for a report of a man with a handgun in the area, according to police.

As officers were responding, witnesses reported that the suspect fled the area in a white Ford Mustang, police said.

Officers were able to locate the Mustang in the parking lot of the San Bruno Caltrain station, according to police.

Officers contacted the suspect inside the car, identified as Edwin Amayao of Pinole.

Officers found Amayao to be in possession of a loaded handgun, police said.

Police arrested Amayao on suspicion of possessing a loaded, unregistered handgun in a public space, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, as well as being a convicted felon in possession of ammunition, according to police.

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