Police: Man who crashed car in Hartford has been shot

Published on Thursday, 7 June 2018 12:16
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HARTFORD - Hartford police are investigating an early morning fatal shooting and car crash.

Police say the city's automated gunfire detection system detected six shots just before 3 a.m. Thursday.

About a quarter of a mile away from where the gunfire was detected, police found a car that had crashed into a fence on Hamilton Street with the driver suffering from a gunshot wound to the back. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim was a man in his 30s but his name was not made public.

No other information was immediately available.

Posted in The Bristol Press, General News, on Thursday, 7 June 2018 12:16. Updated: Thursday, 7 June 2018 13:02.