Arrest Made After Officer Involved Shooting
(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut) - Hartford Police have arrested a man in connection with an Officer involved shooting early Thursday. Police were called to a report of shots fired and an attempted robbery.An officer spotted a 28 year old Derrick Gray and pursued him on foot.
In a back yard on Campfield Avenue , the Officer came around the corner of the house and saw Gray pointing a gun at him.The Officer fired two shots and took cover.The suspect once again fled on foot and was eventually captured.Gray was not struck by the Officer’s gunfire. His weapon, was also recovered.
The victim of the robbery on Broad Street was found and was not injured.A single shell casing was located on Broad Street.
Gray , a convicted felon has been charged with Criminal Attempt Assault,Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm,Robbery,Criminal Possession of a Firearm,Carrying a Pistol Without a Permit and Reckless Endangerment.