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Gunfire near Martini Shell in Hyde Park followed by arrest

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of gunfire last night in the area of the Martini Shell on Truman Parkway arrested a Hyde Park man they say had a gun loaded with 15 bullets.

Police say officers responding to the gunfire call around 11 p.m. "observed Berryman walking out of a wooded area" and chased him along Woodglen Road.

Upon approaching Berryman, Officers observed what appeared to be a handle of a firearm protruding from his bag. Following a foot chase and a struggle, Officers were able to take Berryman into custody and recovered a loaded firearm.

The firearm was determined to be a 9 mm Smith and Wesson handgun with one round in the chamber and fourteen rounds in the magazine.

Berryman was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, second and subsequent offense, unlawful possession of a loaded firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and resisting arrest.

Berryman was arrested on similar charges in Dorchester in 2014.

Innocent, etc.

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or just coincidentally near the place?

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It’s a typically quiet area, however this park has had other shootings.

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this street name isn't in the police report

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All of you who have chased a person after you saw that they were carrying a gun, please raise your hands.

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