Firearm Recovered from Sewer Drain in Dorchester

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At about 4:50pm on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, Boston Police Detectives responded to the area of 15 Wabon Street in Dorchester (Area B-2) and with the assistance of Boston Water and Sewer, recovered a black and grey Taurus .380 ACP firearm loaded with one live round of .380 ammunition in the chamber and three live rounds of .380 ammunition in the magazine.

The Boston Police Department continues to review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Detectives at (617) 343-4275. 

Community members wishing to assist this search anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word β€˜TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.