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Man shoots car on Mount Pleasant Avenue in Roxbury, is arrested, police say

Boston Police report officers responding to a ShotSpotter report Mt. Pleasant Avenue near Blue Hill Avenue Sunday afternoon ended up arresting a Roxbury man with a loaded gun a half mile away.

Police say officers who arrived on Mt. Pleasant found a car with "ballistic damage" to a window. An investigation led them to West Cottage Street, where they found Rickey Mims, 45, climbing a fence and packing "a Diamondback Firearm DB9 9mm with one round in the chamber and three rounds in the magazine," police say.

Mims was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling, police say, dding, he is also charged with a firearm violation with three prior violent or drug crimes.

Innocent, etc.

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I for one welcome gentrification.

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Big city crimes. So when white folk push brown ‘n black folk, no more nonsense? Excuse me if I’m insulting you, may I ask where were you reared?

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… white collar criminals are so much better in so many ways.

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Why cant you create your own community colonizer? Why gentrify? i

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