THE BRONX - A Bronx man was found to have a gun after he was arrested for jumping over a subway station turnstile, according to police. 

They say 30-year-old Michael Leslie attempted to avoid paying the MTA fare in Manhattan by jumping over the turnstile.

Leslie was observed by two plain-clothed NYPD officers who quickly stopped him and placed him under arrest. 

Upon further investigation, the two officers found a loaded gun inside Leslie's jacket. 

He faces several charges including resisting arrest and criminal possession of a weapon.