At about 02:00 AM, on Sunday, August 1, 2021, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person with a gun in the area of 6 Dudley Terrace in Dorchester resulting in the Firearm Arrest of Dayshawn Harris, 26, of Dorchester.

Officers were on patrol in the Uphams Corner Neighborhood of Dorchester when they observed the possible suspect, later identified as Dayshawn Harris, hiding in an alley way behind Dudley Terrace.

Harris was seen lowering hands while making a throwing motion with his right hand toward the fence.  Officers walked over to the fence and observed a black firearm.  The firearm was determined to be a Taurus G2C 9mm with one round in the chamber and ten rounds in the magazine.

Harris is charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon to wit Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 2nd Offense, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm 2nd Offense, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm w/ Obliterated Serial Number and Resisting Arrest.

Dayshawn Harris is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.