One Less Gun: Officers Recover Firearm From Female Suspect Attempting to Flee Scene in Dorchester

At about 7:51 PM on Tuesday February 2, 2016, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) and members of the Youth Violence Strike Force made an onsite firearm arrest in the area of 382 Geneva Avenue.  Officers responded to a call for a person with a gun and later located a female suspect, Deja Bowman, 20, of Dorchester, attempting to flee the scene while concealing a firearm in her purse.  Officers were able to recover the gun and place the suspect in custody without incident.   The suspect has been arraigned in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number.