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Arrest Made in May 26th Shooting

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 10:36pm, Hartford Police Department Patrol Officers responded to 911 Asylum Avenue on a report of a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound to the stomach. The victim stated to officers, while parking his vehicle a verbal argument ensued between himself and an unknown male suspect. The victim stated when he exited his vehicle the suspect produced a firearm and shot him one time. The victim's child seated in a car seat in the rear of the vehicle was uninjured. On scene, one .22 caliber shell casing was located. The victim was transported to the hospital and immediately brought into surgery. The incident was assigned to both the HPD Shooting Task Force, who were able to locate several witnesses and obtain video surveillance, which gave sufficient probable cause leading to the preparation of an arrest warrant for Alonzo Gregory, 23, of Hartford. On July 22, 2015, an arrest warrant was granted at GA14 with a judge set bond of $2,500,000.00 bond. On July 29, 2015, the accused Gregory was apprehended by members of the HPD Shooting Task Force.

Arrested: Alonzo Gregory, 23, of Hartford, CT (4 previous Hartford arrests)
Charges:
1. Assault 1st Degree
2. Carrying a pistol without a permit
3. Risk of injury

Victim: Hector Luna, 27, of Hartford, CT

Deshawn Walton Arrested by STF

On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 6:38pm, the HPD ShotSpotter system detected four gun shots coming from 697 Windsor Street. 911 calls were subsequently received reporting a victim shot. Upon arrival, Hartford Police Department Patrol Officers located a female bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound to the neck / face. The victim was transported to Saint Francis Hospital and listed in critical condition. Four shell casings were located in the street on front of 697 Windsor Street. Witnesses stated a young black male was shooting at a group of black males on the sidewalk at which point the uninvolved female victim was shot. This case was referred from the Major Crimes Division and then to the HPD Shooting Task Force. The detectives generated several investigative leads and identified a suspected shooter as "Debo".

"Debo" was identified as Deshawn Walton. The detectives developed substantial probable cause leading to the preparation of an arrest warrant. On July 27, 2015, an arrest warrant was granted by a Judge at GA14 with a court set bond of $1,500,000.00. Accused Walton is currently incarcerated for the Serious Assault with a Firearm / Attempted Murder that occurred at 2006 Main Street on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Accused Walton will be habeas to GA14 for arraignment. The female victim struck in the 697 Windsor Street shooting is still suffering from serious injuries.

Arrest: Deshawn Walton, 20, Hartford, CT. (Convicted Felon with 4 previous arrests)
Charges:
1. Assault 1st Degree
2. Carrying a Pistol w/o a Permit
3. Criminal Possession of a Firearm
4. Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree.

2nd Arrest in September 14, 2014 Shooting

On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014, at 9:30pm, the HPD ShotSpotter system detected multiple gun shots (in excess of seven) coming from the area of 13 Nelson Street. Hartford Police Department Patrol Officers responded and canvassed the area, but they were unable to located any victims. At 11:50pm, two victims arrived at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain, suffering from non-life threatening  gun shot wounds. On September 4th, 2014, a further canvass conducted by members of HPD Shooting Task Force in the area of 13 Nelson Street, at which time six 9mm spent shell casings were located on the sidewalk. Video footage depicting the shooting was also located and preserved. In October of 2014, Yamil Rohena, 19, of Hartford was arrested in connection with this shooting. The STF investigation continued and a second suspect was recently identified. Guy Pacheco, 22, of Hartford is observed on video handing a firearm to Yamil Rohena, at which point a shootout occurs between Rohena and another male. A warrant was prepared for Pacheco and granted by a Judge at GA14 on July 27th, 2015, with a court set bond of $1,000,000.00. Pacheco was apprehended by members of the STF later the same day. The investigation is still active and additional arrest/arrests are anticipated.

Arrest: Pacheco, Guy, 22, Hartford, CT. (16 previous Hartford Arrests)
Charges:
1. Conspiracy to Commit Assault 1st Degree
2. Carrying a Pistol w/o a Permit
3. Criminal Possession of a Firearm
4. Criminal Use of a Firearm.

Arrested on 10/15/2014: Rohena, Yamil, 19, Hartford, CT.
Incarcerated at Manson YI sentenced to 731 days, special parole 2 years, for Carrying a Pistol w/o a Permit.

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