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Mattapan survivor admits he lied

The sole survivor of the 2010 Mattapan killings stunned a Suffolk Superior courtroom Friday when he said he had lied about his inability to identify the man who shot him and killed four others, including a young mother and her 2-year-old son.

On the second anniversary of the killings, Marcus Hurd, a former handyman whose injuries that night left him a quadriplegic, said it was the code of silence on Boston streets, not a poor memory, that prevented him from identifying Dwayne Moore as the shooter.

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