Two Discarded Guns Found Around Boston Sunday

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BOSTON, MA – Boston Police have reported two discarded guns have been located within the city.

At about 11:59 AM, on Sunday, November 8, 2020, officers assigned to District C-6 (South Boston), responded to a radio call for a possible firearm submerged in the water in the area of 775 Summer Street in South Boston.
Upon arrival, officers spoke with concerned callers who stated while standing on the fishing pier they noticed what appeared to be a firearm in a section of deep clear water. The BPD Harbor Unit responded and safely retrieved the Martin Cowboy BB Gun from the bottom of the ocean floor.
The BPD thanks these callers for saying something when they saw something.
Community members are reminded that they can report incidents anonymously by contacting our CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).
The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.
At about 3:22 PM on Sunday, November 8, 2020, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a found firearm in the area of Lyford Street in Dorchester.
Upon arrival, officers met with the caller who found the discarded firearm in his backyard. The firearm was loaded with nine rounds and was safely removed by officers.
The BPD thanks the caller for saying something when he saw something.
Community members are reminded that they can report incidents anonymously by contacting our CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).
The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.
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