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At about 9:00 PM on Wednesday April 28, 2021, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) recovered a loaded firearm after responding to a call for a person with a gun in the area of Westview Street and Stratton Street in Dorchester. While canvassing the area, responding officers located a discarded 9mm semi-automatic handgun loaded with 16 rounds of ammunition. The weapon will be turned over to the BPD Firearms Analysis Unit for processing as the investigation continues.