One Less Gun: Male Arrested, Firearm and Ballistics Recovered Following Call for Shots Fired in the South End


ONE LESS GUN: At about 8:08 AM, on Saturday, November 3, 2018, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) onsited shots fired in the area of Emerald Court and Shawmut Avenue in the South End. Officers responded to the above area and were able to locate a male suspect at Ringgold Park. The male suspect was wearing a dry, white undershirt which was unusual due to the inclement weather conditions at the time of the incident. Further investigation led to officers discovering the male suspect’s sweatshirt underneath an orange traffic drum as well as a firearm in the lock back position indicating the rounds it contained had been fired. Ballistic evidence was located in the area of Emerald Court and Shawmut Avenue.

Officers arrested Jamaal Gross-Christie, 20-years-old, of Roxbury. Gross-Christie is charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Firearm Discharged within 500 Feet of a Dwelling, and Assault with Intent to Murder. Gross-Christie is expected to arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.