SPD FIU Detectives Seize Firearm from Juvenile Thursday Night

Springfield, Mass. — On Thursday May 5th at approximately 7:00 p.m. members of the Springfield Police Department’s Firearms Investigation Unit (FIU) seized a loaded firearm and arrested a 15 -year-old on the 400 block of Walnut Street.

On Thursday FIU Detectives received information that a juvenile suspect was currently in possession of a firearm in a parking lot on the 400 block of Walnut Street.  Detectives approached a group of four individuals including the suspect.  The suspect, 15-year-old male, was detained.  Detectives recovered a firearm from inside a chest pack he was wearing and placed the juvenile under arrest.

Due to his age no further information will be released.