One Less Gun: BPD Officers Arrest Known Suspect Carrying Loaded Firearm After Foot Pursuit in Dorchester

At about 3:05 PM on Wednesday, May 10. 2017, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force made an onsite firearm arrest as part of a gang related investigation in the area of 6 Ellsworth Street in Dorchester. The officers were aware that a suspect who was known to them, Averyk Carrisquillo, 24, of Roxbury, was in possession of a firearm. The officers located the suspect and after a brief foot pursuit, placed him in custody without further incident at which time they safely recovered a loaded .38 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver from his pants pocket. The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (2nd & Subsequent), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm.