Firearm Recovered After Traffic Stop in Mattapan

Yesterday at approximately 21:00 hours Boston Police Officers from District B-3 conducted a routine traffic stop in the area of Viking Terrace in Mattapan. The vehicle however did not stop for police officers and attempted to flee before crashing.

Two male occupants fled on foot, dropping a firearm as they left. A third passenger, a female, stayed behind and was questioned by police. Detectives were called to the scene the firearm was recovered. At this time no further information is available.