On Monday April 17, 2006 at 10:05pm, officers from District 3 responded to 25 Hosmer Street, Mattapan for a person stabbed. Officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent stab wound. The victim was taken to Boston Medical Center and later died. He has been identified as 39-year-old Eric Johnson of Mattapan. The cause of death as determined by the Medical Examiner was a stab wound and the manner of death has been ruled a Homicide.Boston Police Homicide Detectives continue to investigate this incident and ask anyone with information about it to contact the homicide unit at 617-343-4470 or to remain anonymous contact the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS.