Suspect arrested for daytime shooting in Fields Corner on Dec. 31

Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man yesterday on charges he shot another man on Dorchester Avenue at Adams Street around 2:15 p.m. on Dec. 31.

Police charge Yusuf Mohamed, 19, was trying to kill his victim, but the man survived.

Police say officers, assisted by a K-9 unit and Boston Housing Police, arrested Mohamed at 4 Orton Marotta Way last night.

Officers executed a search warrant which led to the recovery of a 5.7 caliber FN Herstal handgun as well as a loaded .380 caliber Ruger LCP handgun with a laser sight.

Mohamed was charged with assault with intent to murder, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, police say.

Innocent, etc.



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Ruger with the laser sight

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I've seen the BPD arrest people with .380 Rugers with laser sights at least 3 times in the last month. There must be someone that is bringing all these up here.

Minor Correction

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Nitpicking a bit, but on the main crime index page, this article is dated 12/31/19 instead of '18, causing this article to appear at the top of the page even when new stories are posted. Just thought you should know!