ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A 19-year-old Albany man who allegedly ran from police and threw a loaded handgun onto school property on Thursday has been arrested. Detectives tried to stop Marshall Gause at about 1:30 p.m. in reference to an investigation. As detectives approached, Gause reportedly ran down Sheridan Avenue with a gun in his hand, starting a foot chase.

During the chase, police said Gause ran through the property of Sheridan Avenue Preparatory School and threw a loaded .40 caliber handgun on the ground. The weapon was recovered by detectives.

Gause was taken into custody nearby. When he was arrested, police allegedly found crack cocaine on him.


  • Criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds
  • Second-degree criminal possession of a weapon
  • Third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance
  • Fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance

He is scheduled to be arraigned Friday morning in Albany City Criminal Court. No further information is available.