Officers arrested two men who were allegedly seen running from the scene of a shooting in Dorchester early Saturday morning, the Boston Police Department said.
Erickson Deaveiga, 18, of Boston, was charged with armed assault with intent to murder, unlicensed possession of a firearm and ammunition, and trespassing. Dayshawn Harris, 18, of Randolph, was charged with armed assault with intent to murder, resisting arrest, and trespassing, police said.
Around 4:45 a.m., police were investigating a shooting on Burrell Street in which a car with three occupants was shot. None of the occupants was hurt.
While speaking to witnesses about the incident, officers allegedly heard gunfire nearby and saw Deaveiga and Harris running from the scene. After a short foot chase, the two were arrested and Deaveiga was allegedly found to be carrying a gun.Todd Feathers can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @ToddFeathers.