UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 617 Morton Street

At about 11:37am, on Friday, February, 7, 2014, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to an inside scene at 617 Morton Street for a report of an accidental discharge of a firearm and a person shot.

On arrival, officers located a 9 year-old male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Jan Marcos Pena, 9, of Boston.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is urged to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470.