According to reports at approximately 9.30 a.m. officers from the Northern Division Task Force (NDTF) went to a house in the Carapo area, after they received information that there was a gun hidden in the structure.
Reports state offices executed the search warrant in the presence of the boy and his mother.
Police allegedly found a loaded chrome .38 revolver with four rounds ammunition.
Police arrested both mother and son for possession of the illegal firearm.
Investigations are said to be continuing