Boston Police report arresting a man they say got into a bit of a contretemps at the Nike store on Newbury Street while packing a gun loaded with 11 rounds yesterday afternoon.
Police say Reginald Bowman. 21, of Harrisburg, NC, walked into the store at 200 Newbury St. shortly before 3 p.m. with some pals.
Offices received a radio call for a group of males causing a disturbance at the Nike Store located at 200 Newbury Street. Officers were further advised that one of the males was in possession of a firearm. Upon arrival, Officers observed Bowman, matching the description of the males provided to 911. Officers observed Bowman exiting the store, and as they approached him, they observed his front sweatshirt pocket to be weighted down. Officers conducted a pat-frisk and immediately felt an object consistent with the weight and shape of a firearm. Officers were able to take Bowman into custody without incident.
The firearm was determined to be a Walther P22 with one (1) round in the chamber and ten (10) rounds in the magazine.
Bowman was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm and possession of a large-capacity feeding device.
Police posted a photo showing the gun to be black with a silver top.