From BPD News:

At about 8:22 PM on Thursday, August 4, 2023, officers assigned to C-6 (South Boston) made an onsite arrest and recovered a loaded firearm in the area of Flaherty Way, South Boston. While on patrol, officers observed a group of juveniles in a hallway and heard a female voice yelling that she was going to call the cops.  Officers entered the hallway and observed an elderly woman utilizing a walker at the end of the hallway. At that time, a 17-year-old juvenile male pushed past the elderly woman and ran out the door grabbing his waste area.  The juvenile was eventually stopped by officers and a firearm fell to the ground; officers recovered a .380 Semi-Automatic Bernardelli Gardone firearm.  The firearm was loaded with 6 rounds in the magazine and 1 round in the chamber.

Officers arrested a 16-year-old male who will be arraigned in Boston Juvenile Court on charges of Delinquency to wit: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.


  1. Jean Downey August 6, 2023 at 9:01 pm - Reply

    thank you BPD

  2. danny August 8, 2023 at 1:32 am - Reply

    Probably a total misunderstanding.

  3. Joe August 8, 2023 at 11:16 am - Reply

    O’Flaherty Way?!?

    • Nice Kid! August 8, 2023 at 9:36 pm - Reply

      No doubt from an old-school Southie family that was “temporarily relocated” with assurances that they could return to the neighborhood “after the renovations are completed”.


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