Man Arrested for Carrying Guns Without License Outside Boston Graduation

Boston’s McKinley South End Academy.
Boston’s McKinley South End Academy.
Boston Public Schools

An 18-year-old man was arrested outside a graduation ceremony at a technical school in Boston’s South End neighborhood after police discovered that he was carrying two guns without a permit.

The Boston Globe reported that Adonis Alvarez was seen “acting suspiciously” near the McKinley South End Academy on Warren Avenue and ran when police approached him.

As he ran, he tossed an item aside that was later discovered to be a firearm. When police caught up to Alvarez, they found another weapon in his waistband, according to the report.

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He is facing charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, and carrying a loaded firearm in a public way.