One Less Gun: Officers Recover Illegal Gun in the area of 34 Annunciation Road in Roxbury

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At about 11:29 PM on Thursday, July 31, 2014, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force recovered an illegal firearm in the area of 34 Annunciation Road in Roxbury.

While on directed patrol, officers observed known gang associates loitering in the courtyard in the area of the above location. One of the individuals was known to have an active warrant. Officers placed the individual under arrest without incident. While awaiting transport, officers’ attention was re-directed to the courtyard in which the group had been. Officers were able to locate a silver revolver loaded with three live rounds of ammunition. Further investigation is ongoing pending the results of DNA testing on the firearm.