Man with gun smashes into several cars in Dorchester in vain attempt to evade pursuing officers, police say

Boston Police report a man officers tried to stop for a broken brake light on Columbia Road at Geneva Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. instead sped away - and then crashed into several cars at Columbia and Glendale Street, where he got out of his still moving car and ran away, only to be pursued and captured.

A search of the car uncovered a loaded gun, reported stolen from Houston, Texas, police say.

Tahjay Jones, 20 was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, receiving stolen property, failure to stop for a police officer, driving to endanger, reckless operation, leaving the scene of a crash and resisting arrest, police say.

Failure to Stop for a Police Officer, Driving to Endanger, Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Leaving a Scene after Causing Property Damage, Resisting Arrest, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Receiving Stolen Property.

Innocent, etc.



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When we use the term “gunman” are we referring to an active shooter?

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But I changed it to "man with gun."

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