Boston Police report arresting a 14-year-old they say showed up at Roberts Playground in Dorchester with a loaded gun and threatened to shoot somebody there Saturday night - a week after four men were stabbed at the park.
Police say the that officers responding to a call from the threatened person arrived around 8:10 p.m. and spotted the kid standing with four other guys a couple blocks away on Walton Street:
Upon seeing the officer stop his vehicle, the male suspect became visibly startled and began walking away from the group. The officer exited his cruiser and approached the group with the assistance of additional responding units. At this time, the male grabbed an apparent item inside of his sweatshirt pocket. Officers observed the item to be a silver firearm. Officers ordered the male to show his hands to which he complied. Officers secured the firearm and placed the suspect in custody. The firearm was determined to be a Taurus .38 caliber firearm loaded with two rounds of live ammunition.
The teen was charged with being delinquent for unlawful possession of a loaded firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, police say.