Officers Make On-Site Gun Arrest in Mattapan


At about 7:44PM on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force (Y.V.S.F.) made an onsite arrest of Deandre Michel, 23, of Boston on firearm related charges in the area of 1150 Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan. 

While officers were in the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Morton Street, they observed the suspect, Michel, standing on the corner of the intersection before he immediately fled on foot into a nearby convenience store. Once officers made it inside of the store, they observed the handle of a firearm secured in Michel’s waistband. Officers recovered a loaded Ruger 9E with 11 rounds in the magazine.

Deandre Michel was charged with the following: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Possession of a Large Capacity (high capacity) firearm. He will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.