One Less Gun: BPD Officers Take Loaded Gun Off Suspect During Investigation in Roxbury

At about 10:00 PM on Sunday, August 20, 2017, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force made an onsite firearm arrest as part of an ongoing investigation in the area of 8 Hulbert Street in Roxbury. Officers arrested Scott Gomes, 27, of Dorchester without incident while safely recovering a loaded .40 caliber Springfield Armory XDM-40 handgun from his pants pocket. The suspect will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm.