Homicide Victim Identified

Police in Hartford have released the name of the city’s first homicide victim of 2014.

They say they responded just after 9:30 last night to Sumner Street.

That’s where 33-year-old Mark McNickle was discovered with a gunshot wound to the head.

McNickle was rushed to St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly before 10:30 p.m.

Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to solve the case.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Sergeant Brandon O’Brien at (860) 757-4089.


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