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Reward Offered In Hartford Cold Case

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Carlos Ortiz, Lamar Gresham (Courtesy Hartford Police)

Carlos Ortiz, Lamar Gresham (Courtesy Hartford Police)

Hartford Police Chief James Rovella says a private source has posted a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fatal shooting of two men four years ago.  Saturday is the anniversary of the deaths of 23-year-old Carlos Ortiz and 21-year-old Lamar Gresham.

Police say the two were shot as they walked in the vicinity of 28 Edwards Street by an occupant of a white four-door vehicle,  possibly a Nissan Maxima.  Both were dead at the scene.

Police say anyone with information is asked to call the Hartford Police Department’s Major Crimes Division:
Detective Anthony Rykowski (860) 757-4212
Sergeant Brandon O’Brien (860) 757-4089
Anonymous confidential tips, also eligible for the cash reward may be made by contacting Hartford CrimeStoppers (860) 722-TIPS.

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