August 26, 2014 HPD personnel were dispatched to the area of Wethersfield Avenue and Barker Street with complaints of shots fired. The dispatcher taking the call also reported hearing shots fired over the 911 call. Upon arrival a victim was located and stated that he was shot at two times by a party known to him. The victim identified the house the suspect ran into on Barker Street and after establishing a perimeter, the suspect was taken into custody without incident. A consented search of the suspect's residence was conducted which yielded a large quantity of packed marijuana, a small amount of crack cocaine, and packing materials.
Suspect Arrested: Teekaram Persaud
Address: 21 Barker Street, 1st Floor, Hartford
Charges: Criminal Attempt assault in the first degree, Possession of pistol w/o permit, unlawful discharge, risk of injury, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell and possession with intent to sell within 1500 feet of a school.
Hartford Police Department
Public Safety Complex
253 High Street
Hartford CT, 06103