One Less Gun: Anonymous Tip from Concerned Citizen Leads to Recovered Firearm in Dorchester

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) received an anonymous tip from a concerned citizen which led to the recovery of a Ruger MK-2 .22 caliber handgun in the area of Franklin Hill Avenue in Dorchester. The firearm is currently being processed and investigated by the Ballistics Unit.

Our thanks to the concerned citizen who did the right thing for their neighborhood by contacting us. Community members wishing to provide information 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.