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Man Shot And Killed, Hartford’s 12th Homicide Of Year

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(Credit:  Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

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Hartford police were called to a fatal shooting on Albany Avenue near Vine Street early Saturday morning. The incident has been labeled the city’s 12th homicide of 2013.

Authorities responded to the 911 call of a shooting in front of 717 Albany Avenue just before 2am Saturday. Police found a 30-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper chest. He was later pronounced dead at Saint Francis Hospital.

The man’s name has not been released.

Authorities continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. Brian Foley at 860-757-4463. Tips can be reported anonymously to Hartford Crime Stoppers at 860-722-TIPS.

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