Perth Street/ Quincy Street Homicide Victim Identified

On December 23, 2005, officers from District 2 responded to a radio call at about 18:57hrs on a report of a person shot in a vehicle. On arrival, officers found Kevin Johnson, 35, of West Medford, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to the Boston Medical Center. Last night, December 25, 2005, at about 23:23 hrs, Johnson was pronounced dead.Homicide Detectives continue to investigate this incident. No arrests have been made and no motive has been determined. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470 or the Boston Police Crime Stoppers Anonymous Tip Line at 800-494-TIPS.