A police foot chase ended with a gun arrest near the Jackson Square MBTA Station in Jamaica Plain Friday evening, authorities said.
Boston police officers were on patrol around 277 Centre Street when they saw a group of men near the entrance to a building that is part of the Mildred C. Hailey Housing Complex.
One of the men, who police later identified as the suspect, fled out the back exit when police approached.
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More officers caught up with the suspect after a short pursuit on foot. They patted the man down, finding a loaded .45 caliber Glock 21 handgun in his lower left pant leg, Boston police said.
The 23-year-old Brighton resident, Trevon Bell, was brought into custody without incident on several alleged firearm charges.