Update: Police have identified the victim of a Thursday night shooting as 17 year-old Jamayl E. Wilson, 17, of Dorchester. He was shot to death outside 101 Pleasant Street.
Wilson was pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center. Police were called to the scene just before 10:30 p.m. This marks the city's 13th homicide of the year.
In a statement released Friday morning, police asked for the public's help.
"The facts and circumstances of this incident are under active investigation by the Boston Police Homicide Unit. Anyone with information is urged to call the Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470. For those wishing to remain anonymous, community members are urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-494-TIPS or text "TIP" to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous."