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.