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Knicks Guard Raymond Felton Arrested on Felony Gun Possession

Happier times for the Feltons.

Happier times for the Feltons.

New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton was arrested early Tuesday in New York for allegedly pointing a huge, armor-piercing pistol at his estranged wife during a domestic dispute, according to the New York Post.

Ariane Raymondo-Felton, who recently filed for divorce after just 19 months of marriage, brought the Belgian-made pistol, an FNH Five-Seven 28mm handgun, to the 20th Precinct on the Upper West Side, and the starting point guard later turned himself in for questioning, sources said.

Felton was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the second, third and fourth-degrees after cops determined the gun was not legal in one of the country’s toughest state’s on illegal gun possession, sources said. He was expected to be arraigned later Tuesday in Manhattan Criminal Court.

“The wife is saying they had four verbal altercations since July last year. On the last one, he pointed a gun at her. It’s an armor-piercing gun, loaded. It’s a badass gun,” a law enforcement source told The Post.

Another source said Felton’s gun had an illegal, 20-shot clip that was fully loaded–-and had a bullet in the chamber when she handed it over.

The source said that Raymondo-Felton, a law student at Fordham University, told Felton to remove the gun from her house and only surrendered it herself when he refused.

“She said, ‘He’s out doing his thing.’ Looks like he was [having sex with] some girl on the side,” the source told The Post. “They were arguing about bulls** domestic stuff, but on this last one he pulled the gun, she said.”

Felton, the source said, came to the precinct with his lawyer, James Walden.

“He came in with his white-shoe attorney and didn’t say a word except, ‘Hello,’” the source said.

Sources said the 28 mm handgun is one of the largest made, and that his wife took it from their home on West 63rd Street.

Officers escorted Felton from the precinct through a back door into a black Ford Taurus and pulled away quickly.

Former New York Giants star Plaxico Burress was arrested and convicted after a pistol he had tucked in his waistband went off in a Manhattan nightclub in 2008, wounding him in the leg. He served 21 months in prison before he was released in June 2011.

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