Three teen girls arrested for gun-related incident in Dorchester

Three teenagers were arrested in Dorchester Friday night for their alleged involvement in an altercation involving a firearm and a knife. 

According to Boston police, officers responded to a call for a person with a gun on Theodore Street around 8:00 p.m.

When officers arrived, they spoke to three females who said they were staying with two friends when an argument broke out. During the argument, a 17-year-old girl pulled out a gun and pointed it at the three women.

According to the three females, the suspect said, “I have a gun. I can kill you.”

One of the females, 19-year-old Erukinia Philogene of Mattapan pointed a knife at the suspect  and told her she would have to kill all of them.

Officers found the suspect in an apartment on Theodore Street. The second suspect, a 16-year-old girl from Dorchester, was found in the hallway of the apartment.

Officers performed a pat frisk on the 16-year-old and found a loaded .22 caliber revolver in her purse.

Police arrested the 17-year-old and charged her with delinquent to wit; unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, and assault by means of a dangerous weapon.

The 16-year-old was arrested and charged with delinquent to wit, unlawful possession of a firearm, and unlawful possession of ammunition.

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