Keeping Boston Safe: BPD Officers Recover Loaded Firearm While on Patrol in South End Housing Development

At about 9:10 PM on Wednesday August 31, 2016, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force located and recovered a loaded .38 caliber revolver as part of an active and ongoing investigation in the area of 10 East Brookline Street in the South End.  The officers were on directed patrol in response to numerous recent complaints of gang and gun related activity in the Cathedral Housing Development at the time of the discovery.  The firearm has been turned over to the BPD Ballistics Unit for processing and analysis.