Boston Police report arresting an East Boston man for an alleged gun incident around 3:45 a.m. on Sunday at Saratoga and Wordsworth streets in East Boston.
According to police, Reginald Abel, 48, tapped on the passenger-side window of the woman's car, then ran away.
Police say officers managed to catch up with him:
After a brief struggle, officers managed to retrieve the loaded firearm from Abel and placed him under arrest.
The loaded firearm was determined to be a Smith & Wesson SW9C, with one round in the chamber and three rounds in the magazine.
He was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, assault with a dangerous weapon and resisting arrest, police say.