Boston Police report officers responding to a report of a man with a gun at the Playwright, 658 East Broadway, early this morning found the man - and his gun and the nine bullets he had in a magazine - and arrested him.
Police report what happened around 12:30 a.m.
Officers were advised by staff at the above location that there was a male, later identified as Wilson, seated at the bar with a firearm visible. Upon arrival, Wilson approached Officers with his hands raised, and Officers immediately observed the handle of a firearm protruding from his waist area.
Officers secured the firearm and Wilson without incident.
The firearm was determined to be an unloaded Smith and Wesson M&P Shield. Also located on Wilson was a magazine containing nine rounds of 9MM ammunition.
He was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, police say.