UPDATE TO DEATH INVESTIGATION ON HOMESTEAD STREET:

VICTIM IDENTIFIEDOn Friday, April 24, 2009, at approximately 11:40 am, officers assigned to District 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 victim has been identified as John Davis, 18, of Roxbury. 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.