Boston police arrest man for flashing gun in daylight

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BOSTON — Officers from the Boston Police Department’s District B-3, with assistance from Districts B-2 and C-11, arrested a suspect on firearm-related charges after he was reportedly seen brandishing a gun on Columbia Road on Monday.

At approximately 2:59 p.m. on May 20, authorities apprehended 43-year-old Andrew Marshall of Dorchester following multiple reports of a man flashing a firearm in broad daylight at 217 Columbia Rd.

The dispatch description identified the individual as a black male in his 40s, suspected to be part of a larger group.

Officers arriving on the scene quickly located Marshall, who matched the provided description.

A thorough investigation resulted in the discovery of a loaded Smith and Wesson .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun.

The weapon contained nine rounds of live ammunition in a magazine with a ten-round capacity.

Marshall was arrested without incident and is facing charges for unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.

He is scheduled to be arraigned at Dorchester District Court.

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