Arrest Made In May Gunfire Incident

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   Hartford Police have made an arrest  in a May 19th shooting incident at 116 Heath Street.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired and   found  five 9mm  shell casings in the roadway.Detectives identified  the intended   victim, who was not cooperative.

After a lengthy investigation, the suspect was identified as    20 year old  Christian Mendez of West Hartford. He is currently incarcerated in connection with  a shooting  incident  on Maple Avenue in Hartford.

In the Heath Street incident,Mendez is charged with Criminal Attempt Assault 1st Degree,Carrying a Pistol Without a Permit,Criminal Possession of a Firearm and Criminal Use of A Firearm.

Bond was set at $200,000.


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