Stabbing Victim Is Hartford’s Fifth 2012 Homicide

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A 22-year-old man has died after being stabbed several times in a Hartford apartment building in the city’s fifth homicide of the year.

Hartford police say Justin Pereira was stabbed in a hallway of a building on Zion Street at about 10 p.m. Tuesday. He was pronounced dead a short time later at Hartford Hospital.

No arrests have been made.

Police remained at the scene Wednesday morning. They say they’re looking for a green Ford Mustang and a blue Buick LeSabre that may be connected to the attack.

It’s not clear if Pereira lived in the apartment building.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)


One Comment

  1. Occupy a Job says:

    Drug deal gone bad

  2. Jackie says:

    This was not a drug deal gone bad don’t judge it was actually the pregnant girlfriends brothers who stabbed him due to a confrontation and argument. He was a nice and respectful gentlemen . Nothing to do with drugs.

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