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Four arrested after shot fired inside group home in Brighton

Boston Police report arresting four people - one a teen too young to be named - on a variety of charges after, they say, one resident of a group home at 64 Brooks St. in Brighton fired a gun inside on Tuesday morning.

Police say they arrested one resident of the Communities for People facility for firing a gun around 10:20 a.m. and for the 19 plastic bags of what appeared to be crack cocaine" they say they found at the scene.

Nobody was injured, police say.

Police say they quickly got leads on two other suspects who might have been involved. BPD and DYS officers, who had gotten descriptions of other suspects, later spotted two suspects getting into a car with other people about nine miles away at 34 Elder St., in Dorchester. One of the people tried to run - with a loaded gun in his waistband - but was detained, police say, adding officers found a second loaded gun in the car

Santiago-Morales was formally charged with illegal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of ammunition, discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building and possession of a Class B drug with intent to distribute, police say.

Geremia Knights, 23, of Taunton, who was the car's driver and who made a vain escape attempt to run away, was charged with illegal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of ammunition and illegal possession of a large-capacity feeding device.

Javeon Phillips, 20, of Boston, was charged with illegal possession of a firearm and illegal possession of ammunitio as well as a parole violation.

A 17-year-old, too young to be named, was charged with a parole violation, police say, adding that two other people in the car were released.

Innocent, etc.



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