‘He was visiting Times Square for the first time’: Ohio teen  with AK-47 just confused about NY gun laws, his mom says
The side of a police patrol car in New York City. - Bernhard Richter/Dreamstime/TNS

NEW YORK — The mother of an 18-year-old Ohio man caught with an AK-47 in a midtown Manhattan subway said her son wasn’t planning any violence — he just thought it would be okay to visit New York with an assault rifle in tow. “I BEG of the media to quit painting a bad picture of my son whom was misinformed of the gun laws in NY,” the mother of suspect Saadiq Teague messaged a Daily News reporter on Saturday. “He was visiting Times Square for the first time to see it in person. He was so excited and happy and had no other reasons for being in NY!” she said. Teague — whose father was killed in a ...