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8th Homicide in the Capital City

On July 12, 2014, at 4:55am Hartford Police Patrol units responded to the 20 Auburn St on a report of shots Fired and a ShotSpotter activation. Upon arrival, Officers located the victim, suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso/neck area. EMS was summoned and the victim was transported to St. Francis Hospital. He was treated by medical staff, but succumbed to his injury, and was pronounced dead at 5:30am. A crime scene was established in the area of 20 Auburn St. HPF Major Crimes/Homicide and Crime Scene responded. The investigation is ongoing.

Victim: Tyshawn Crawford 28yo, of Hartford (Fifteen local arrests, no gang affiliation)

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Hartford CT, 06103
860-757-4000

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