One Less Gun: Officers Locate Two Firearms and Ballistics at Call for Shots Fired in South Boston

At about 1:15 AM on Monday, May 25, 2015, officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 28 Gavin Way in South Boston.

Upon arrival, officers spoke to several witnesses who reported two males began shooting firearms outside of the above address. One suspect was described as wearing all black, the second a gray hooded sweatshirt. Officers canvassed the area and found several pieces of ballistic evidence, as well as two firearms and a gray hooded sweatshirt inside a trash can outside of 3 Sterling Square. Officers recovered and processed a brown and black Smith and Wesson 38 SPL revolver with spent shell casings and a silver and black Bersa 380 ACP firearm and magazine. Officers were unable to locate the suspects.

Members of the Boston Police Department are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police District C-6 Detectives at (617) 343-4742.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.