One Less Gun: Officers Arrest Suspect in Non-fatal Shooting Incident, Recover Loaded Firearm from Suspect


At about 9:10 AM on Thursday, January 25, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested 28-year-old Shawquan D. Jackson of Dorchester for violations of the auto laws, firearm related offenses, and for charges connected to a non-fatal shooting that occurred in the area of Mass Ave and Proctor Street in the early morning hours of December 9, 2017.

Officers conducting surveillance relative to the ongoing non-fatal shooting investigation observed Jackson to be operating a motor vehicle with a revoked driver’s license in the area of 950 American Legion Highway. Officers conducted a stop of the vehicle and, after placing Jackson under arrest for the above violation of the auto laws, recovered a loaded black and gray Smith & Wesson SD9 VE firearm from Jackson’s person. Further investigation revealed that the firearm had been reported stolen in 2016 out of Clayton County, GA.

Jackson was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle after License Revoked, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawfully Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Large Capacity Feeding Device, and Receiving Stolen Property. Officers are seeking additional charges related to the following incident:

At about 12:20 AM on Saturday, December 9, 2017, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) and C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of Proctor Street and Mass Ave. Officers located a 27-year-old male victim suffering from apparent life-threatening gunshot wounds and a female witness. Officers also located three additional male victims suffering non-life-threatening injuries in the area of 63 R Boston Street. All victims were transported to Boston area hospitals.