BOSTON (CBS) – A man was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting near a playground in Hyde Park late Tuesday night.
State and Boston Police were called to Martini Shell Park on Truman Parkway around 9:40 p.m. They found both victims who were rushed to the hospital.READ MORE: 'Unfortunate that it came to this,' Brookline school teachers go on strike
The man, identified as 26-year-old Israel Mayhew of Dorchester. died. The woman, who has not been identified, is expected to survive.
There have been no arrests at this point in the investigation.READ MORE: More hot weather ahead: Boston area could hit 90+ on Saturday
“It is imperative that the people that are watching hear me say we are working very hard to make sure that individuals that have firearms are going to be held accountable with respect to rapid indictments,” Suffolk County District Attorney Rachel Rollins told reporters at the scene. “We are thinking of all the ways possible that we can keep the people of Suffolk County safe.”
Police initially said three people had been shot, but later revised that to two.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts gas prices up 21 cents in a week, now at record high $4.60 a gallon
Anyone with information about the shootings is urged to call State Police at 617-727-8817.