At about 10:10pm, on Sunday, February 15, 2009, officers from Area E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 144 McBride Street. On arrival, officers located an individual suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the leg. The victim, a 20 year-old black male, was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was treated for life threatening injuries.The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly encouraged to contact detectives assigned to Area E-13 (Jamaica Plain) at 617.343.5628. Community members who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner should call CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.