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Two teens charged with double shooting outside TechBoston Academy in Dorchester

Boston Police report arresting teens from Dorchester and Lynn on charges they shot a teacher and a student outside TechBoston Academy around 5:45 p.m. on March 15.

Police report that officers arrested a 17-year-old from Lynn who at first ran, possibly because he had "a loaded 9mm Glock 19 handgun equipped with a laser sight" on him at the time. Armed with a search warrant, officers found "a .22 caliber handgun equipped with a laser sight" at his home, police say.

Around 1:30 p.m. today, a 16-year-old from Dorchester surrendered himself to BPD gang-unit officers, police say.

Police say that after the shooting, the two teens fled on a single scooter. Both victims are expected to survive.

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So, Adam, why don't you identify teens who shoot people?

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By law, police have to withhold the names of minors charged with most offenses (murder is one of the few crimes for which this does not apply). I didn't withhold the names, I don't have them. You know, I provided a link to the BPD account (click on the word "report"), you could check that if you want to see if the names are supplied (hint: They aren't).

If you don't like this, you should write a protest letter to your state legislators.

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Say what you will about the police, gang units are important.

https://www.nola.com/news/crime_police/article_689e00c6-795c-11ec-98b2-e...

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