Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old at 156 Washington St. after they spotted him and another guy break away from a group of guys just hanging off when they pulled up.
Police say one teen went into a room in a store and emerged around 6 p.m. on Thursday. Police searched him, found nothing, but then found a gun loaded with four bullets in the room he came out of. He was charged with being delinquent for unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition unlawful possession of a loaded firearm and unlawful possession of a large-capacity feeding device, police say.
About half an hour later, officers on patrol stopped a car that had license plates on the front and back that didn't match in the area of Bernard Street and Talbot Avenue, police say.
As officers removed one occupant, identified as Mekhi Young, he immediately turned away from officers. A pat-frisk of Young revealed a loaded firearm with an extended magazine, and took Young into custody without incident.
While officers were attempting to secure the other occupants of the vehicle, another occupant, Errol Gaskill, also attempted to turn away from officers. Officers conducted a pat-frisk of Gaskill and recovered a loaded firearm. Gaskill was taken into custody without further incident.
Young's gun was loaded with 15 rounds, Gaskill's with 5, police say.
Both were charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and unlawful possession of a loaded firearm, police say, adding that Young was also charged with unlawful possession of a large-capacity feeding device.