Incident Journal: two firearm-related incidents, cannabis paraphernalia found in elevator lobby

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content.

Tuesday, April 7

An ECPD officer on patrol found the side entrance to the Equipment Distribution Center unsecured. The officer conducted a building search and secured the area when nothing was found out of order. 

An officer discovered that a front door to the Tufte Building would not secure properly. The officer notified Facilities Management who fixed the issue.

Boston Police responded to a report of gunshots in the area near the Soldiers and Sailors Monument inside the Boston Common. BPD are actively investigating this incident and identifying suspects.

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Thursday, April 9

ECPD confiscated cannabis paraphernalia found in a 2 Boylston Place elevator lobby.

Friday, April 10

Boston Police arrested a man who had assaulted a person in front of the St. Francis House on Boylston Street with a gun. The BPD recovered the firearm and arrested the individual involved.

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