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Arrest In December Shooting

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Javier Melendez (Courtesy Hartford Police)

Javier Melendez (Courtesy Hartford Police)

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A Hartford man is held in lieu of a million dollars bond, charged in a shooting on Hillside Avenue last december.  Police say 21-year-old Jazzy Delgado of Hartford suffered a gunshot wound to the chest in the early morning hours of December 23.

Tuesday police obtained an arrest warrant for 20-year-old Javier Melendez of Hartford.  He’s charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and weapons charges. He was taken into custody in Manchester Wednesday, with help from Manchester Police, the Department of Corrections and Parole and the Hartford Police Shooting Task Force.

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