An outside prosecutor is being called in to take charge of the investigation involving Baltimore Clerk of Circuit Court Frank M. Conaway Sr.’s expired gun permit, a spokesman for the Baltimore’s state’s attorney’s office said Wednesday.

Conaway “brandished” a firearm during an argument Monday with blogger Adam Meister outside Conaway’s Northwest Baltimore home, according to city police. Conaway has said Meister tried to kick him in an altercation that was observed by officers who happened to be nearby.

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