Investigation Update: Suspect Identified and Arrested After Loaded Firearm Recovered in Lower Roxbury Housing Development


Investigation Update: At about 6:18 PM on Sunday November 18, 2018, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) recovered a loaded firearm during an investigation in the area of 10 Trotter Court inside the Lenox Street Housing Development in Lower Roxbury. Officers located and safely recovered a loaded .380 caliber Cobra handgun which was then turned over to the BPD Firearms Analysis Unit for processing. Members of the BPD Latent Print Unit were able to locate finger prints on the weapon identifying Chawki Ibrahim, 18, of Lower Roxbury. Further investigation revealed that the suspect, who is currently on a GPS monitoring device, was in the area at the time the firearm was recovered. District D-4 detectives applied for and were granted an arrest warrant for the suspect out of Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm.

At about 2:30 PM on Friday January 11, 2018, officers located and arrested the suspect without incident in the area of 617 Shawmut Avenue. The suspect will face arraignment in Roxbury District Court.