A call to Quincy Police about a man with a gun at the Blessing Hospital Emergency room Wednesday evening leads to the arrest of a homeless man.

As police arrived, officers encountered 19 year old Austin Andrews-Dowds in the E.R. lobby. A search of Andrews-Dowds revealed a small caliber pistol… ammunition and multiple bags of a substance believed to be methamphetamine. Austin Andrews-Dowds was taken to the Adams County Jail on charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon… possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia.