14-year-old Arrested with a Firearm in Hyde Park

At about 2:17 PM, on Friday, August 25, 2023, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force made an on-site firearm arrest of a 14-year-old Juvenile male.

Officers were conducting a missing person investigation in the area of 6 Alwin Street, and learned that the individual also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Officers observed the suspect enter an idling motor vehicle with another individual, and leave the area. Officers activated their emergency lights and sirens to initiate a traffic stop.

Officers made contact with all the occupants, and requested the suspect to exit the vehicle. Officers conducted a pat frisk of the vehicle and recovered a firearm from inside. The firearm was later determined to be a Kel-Tec Sub-2000 Rifle with 15 rounds in the magazine.

The other occupants were promptly released.

The 14-year-old was placed under arrest and charged with; Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device. He is expected to be arraigned in Boston Juvenile Court.