The man who was shot and wounded when four other people were murdered in Mattapan in 2010 testified today that he initially withheld information from police investigating the murder. The testimony elicited from Marcus Hurd by a defense attorney appeared to be a potential blow to the credibility of a crucial witness. The prosecution had hoped Hurd would be able to offer stunning new evidence at a retrial — identifying the man who had shot him, which he did not do during the first trial.
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