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Man arrested after Franklin Field gunfire

Boston Police report officers investigating gunfire in the area of Stratton Street at Lucerne Street early Sunday arrested a Dorchester man on gun charges not long after.

Police say officers responded to 66 Stratton St. in Franklin Field shortly before 1:20 a.m.

While on scene, officers issued a broadcast of a suspect motor vehicle which had been observed fleeing the area after the incident. This suspect vehicle was subsequently stopped by members of the Massachusetts State Police in the area of Blue Hill Avenue and River Street in Mattapan. Officers were able to safely remove the suspect, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle at the time of the stop, at which time they recovered a loaded .40 caliber handgun from underneath the driver’s seat. The suspect was then placed in custody without incident.

Theodore Allen, 30, was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm and possession of a high-capacity feeding device.

Innocent, etc.



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