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Hartford's 5th Homicide

June 11, 2014

This morning at 2:43 a.m. Hartford Police Department received a ShotSpotter activation, at 26 Vine Street. At 2:44am Patrol Officers found the victim lying prone in street, in front of 44 Vine St, suffering from a single gun shot wound to the chest.  He was transport to St. Francis Hospital where was pronounced at 6:44 a.m. Tyron Taylor, 33 of Hartford was positively identified as the victim and next of kin notification has been made. The section of lower Vine Street where this shooting occurred is vacant and under complete rehab construction.

We are actively looking to locate witnesses and information.

Homicide #5  HPD Case # 14-18854
Victim: Tyron Taylor 05/24/81 (33) Male of Hartford,
75 Main St. (shelter) as listed home address.

Anyone with information is asked to call
Sergeant Andrew Weaver at (860) 757-4214.

Information can also be reported anonymously to
CRIME STOPPERS at 860-722-TIPS (8477).

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Hartford Police Department
Public Safety Complex
253 High Street
Hartford CT, 06103
860-757-4000

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