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Nashua man arrested on gun charge

NASHUA &#-; Police say they arrested a city man after investigating a disturbance outside a Temple Street bar early Saturday morning and finding him with a semi-automatic handgun.The incident happened about 1:30 a.m. Saturday outside the Old Amsterdam Bar, 8 Temple St.While breaking up a group having a shoving match, an officer saw a man identified as Peter Johnson, 37, of 117 Northwood Drive, walk away, carrying a dark object in his right hand.Officers attempted to stop Johnson, but he quickly jumped into the back seat of a vehicle belonging to his girlfriend.Police “made contact” with Johnson and located a semi-automatic handgun, according to a news release.Johnson is charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct.