17-Year-Old Arrested with a Loaded Firearm in Dorchester

At about 3:12 AM, on Saturday, July 22, 2023, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) made an on-site firearm arrest of a 17-year-old male.

Officers responded to the area of 5 Norfolk Terrace for a shot spotter activation. As officers were searching for evidence, suspects, and victims, they heard a gunshot in the immediate area, and could hear a suspect attempting to flee. Officers located a suspect trying to hide near an opening in a fence.

Officers immediately handcuffed the suspect, and located a discarded firearm near him. The firearm was later determined to be a Glock 19 with one round in the chamber, and five rounds in the magazine. A Glock switch was also affixed to the firearm, making it a fully automatic weapon.

The 17-year-old male was placed under arrest and charged with; Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device, Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of a Machine gun, and Delinquent to wit; Receiving Stolen Property. He is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester Court.