On March 8th, 2013, at 10:48pm, Hartford Police Patrol Units responded to 203 Sisson Avenue for reports of a person shot. On arrival, a scene was located and a gunshot victim arrived at St. Francis Hospital via private vehicle. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the stomach and suffered serious life threatening injuries. The victim has recovered, sustained life altering injuries. The shooting occurred during an attempted street robbery when the victim left the Professional Barber Shop on Sisson Ave. This incident was assigned to the Shooting Task Force. After STF Investigators conducted a thorough and lengthy investigation, a suspect was identified. On June 23rd, 2014, a warrant was granted at GA14 in Hartford charging Accused Deshawn Jennings with the shooting assault / attempted robbery
On July 11th, 2014, Accused Jennings was apprehended by members of the STF and FBI Northern CT Violent Crime Gang Task Force without incident. Jennings is being held on a Judge set $750,000.00 bond.
This investigation is on-going and additional arrests are expected.
Accused: Deshawn Jennings, M/B/36 (03/31/1978), of 102 Irving Street, Hartford, CT.
1. Assault 1st Degree
2. Criminal Attempt Robbery 1st
3. Carrying a Pistol w/o a Permit
4. Criminal Possession of a Firearm.
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Hartford Police Department
Public Safety Complex
253 High Street
Hartford CT, 06103