Youngstown man arraigned today on felony charges
YOUNGSTOWN — A Covington Street man charged with seven felonies after his arrest Friday following a foot chase where a gun he was carrying went off was arraigned today in municipal court.
Judge Renee DiSalvo set bond at $90,000 for Eric Gilford, 21. Among the charges is a felony charge of possession of cocaine.
Gilford was arrested about 9:35 p.m. at Fairgreen and Covington avenues on the North Side after leading police on a car and foot chase. Reports said as Gilford was running, a gun he was holding that was pointed backward fired once.
He was stopped after he was shot with a stun weapon, reports said.
Gilford also faces assault and fleeing-and-eluding charges.