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Davis: More jail time for gun thugs

<strong>BOSTON. </strong>In reaction to an incident last week where a gun-wielding teenfled from police across a Dorchester High School football field duringa youth practice, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis is calling formore jail time for gun-toters.

BOSTON. In reaction to an incident last week where a gun-wielding teen fled from police across a Dorchester High School football field during a youth practice, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis is calling for more jail time for gun-toters.


“We have young people who feel it’s a status symbol to have a gun in their possession,” Davis told WBZ radio. “We need to take that status symbol away from firearms.”


Davis said he will work to propose legislation and called for a 10-year mandatory minimum sentence.


“It’s time for the criminal justice system to step in and for the Legislature to turn the heat up on these individuals,” he said.

 
 
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