ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — An Albany man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly pointing a loaded handgun at two women inside a Park Avenue apartment. The incident was reported to police around noon, and officers were sent to an apartment on the 500 block of Park Avenue between South Lake Avenue and Quail Street to investigate.

Police said when they arrived, Ike Weems, 56, threw a loaded handgun out of a window. Investigators learned that before officers arrived, Weems had threatened two women inside the apartment with the firearm by pointing it at them.


  • Second-degree menacing
  • Second-degree criminal possession of a weapon
  • Third-degree criminal possession of a weapon

Weems is scheduled to be arraigned Monday morning in Albany City Criminal Court. Until then, he remains in police custody.