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Retired Lynn Police lieutenant arrested on assault, gun charges

From left, Nakiba Nelson and Waun Antwine sit in the backyard of their Lynn home on Monday afternoon following an alleged altercation with a retired police lieutenant at a graduation party over the weekend. (Olivia Falcigno)
LYNN — A retired police lieutenant has been arrested after allegedly brandishing a gun and kicking over live fireworks at a children’s graduation party Saturday night, according to the Lynn Police Department.   John Scannell, 65, of Lynn, was arrested Saturday and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and carrying a licensed firearm while intoxicated.…

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