Two shot, one fatally, near Hemenway Park

Two people were shot, one fatally, last Thursday (Aug. 12) in front of an Adams Street home across the street from Hemenway Park. Police responded to the scene at 531 Adams Street — at the corner of Lonsdale Street— just before 9:30 p.m. Two male victims were found suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the men, 30 year-old David Martins, later died from his injuries at Boston Medical Center. The other victim, a teenager, was also shot multiple times but is expected to survive. Police have not discussed a possible motive for the crime, but urge the public to come forward with any information. Contact the Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470 or the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS.