At about 8:44 PM, on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, officers assigned to District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for a person with a gun in the area of Orton Marotta Way in South Boston.
Upon arrival, officers spoke with witnesses who stated the suspect, later identified at Fraismel Suazo, 18, of South Boston, was observed physically assaulting a male in the area of Orton-Marotta Way. Officers located Suazo in the area of 47 B Street in South Boston and recovered a loaded Springfield Armory model XDM-9 firearm with one round in the chamber and eighteen rounds in the magazine.
Fraismel Suazo was arrested and charged with; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Providing False Name to Police. He is expected to be arraigned in South Boston District Court.