Gun Trafficking Surges Across State Lines: One Pistol’s 1,200-Mile Journey to a Boston Homicide

Posted on AllSides August 4th, 2022
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VANESSA LEROY FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

The tan-and-black pistol sat inside a stack of tires at the end of an alleyway, dropped there, police said, by a teenage gunman as he ran from the scene.

Around the corner, 17-year-old Alissa King, a popular youth basketball star, lay on the Boston pavement, dying from a gunshot wound to the neck. Five spent casings from the 9mm pistol littered the street around her that spring afternoon, April 15, 2020.

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