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Boston Police officers recover 15 guns in the last week: ‘Troubling theme' of juveniles carrying firearms

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Boston Police officers took 15 guns off the street last week, as the department reports a “troubling” uptick of kids carrying firearms ahead of the summer months.
The past week's gun-related incidents were punctuated by two juvenile arrests at Charlestown High School. A 13-year-old boy from Hyde Park and a 17-year-old boy from Mission Hill both brought loaded firearms - 9 mm Glock handguns - to school on Thursday, according to police.
“We're seeing a troubling theme of a lot of juveniles carrying firearms,” Boston Police Sgt. Detective John Boyle said Sunday. “As we enter the summer...
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