Police say a dispute over a parking space in Revere early this morning ended with the arrival of a SWAT unit after one participant tried to underline his point by firing a gun into the air several times and then refusing to come out of his house when police arrived.
Revere Police say that after firing his gun four times around 1:15 a.m., Jeffrey Moreno, 28, retreated into his home at 229 Fenno St.
The Suffolk County District Attorney's office provided this account:
Revere Police were called to a Fenno Street address shortly after 1:00 a.m. after two guests of a holiday party in the neighborhood entered their vehicle and were confronted by Moreno, who alit from his Cadillac Escalade and ordered the victims to move from a spot on the street near his house. During the confrontation, Moreno yelled at the victims in English and Spanish before retrieving a firearm from his vehicle and firing three shots into the air. He then returned to the victims’ vehicle to yell at them once more before backing into his driveway and entering his home.
Revere Police officers responding to the subsequent call for shots fired were unable to make contact with anyone inside Moreno’s residence and contacted the North Metro SWAT Team for assistance. After several attempts to contact Moreno by telephone and through their cruiser’s PA system, Moreno exited his home and was taken into custody.
Chelsea District Court Judge Matthew Machera agreed with a prosecutor's request to set bail at $50,000 on four counts of assault by means of a dangerous weapon, as well as charges of illegal possession of a firearm, discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling and threats, the DA's office reports.