On Friday, April 24, 2009, at approximately 11:40 am, Officers assigned to Area B-2 (Roxbury), responded to the area of 71 Homestead Street for a report of a person shot.Officers arrived on-scene and located an 18-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Despite the efforts of Boston EMS the victim was pronounced on-scene. The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances of this incident. Anyone with information regarding this matter is urged to call the Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-494-TIPS. You may also text “TIP” to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.