(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) _ The homicide rate in Hartford continues to climb with number 31 Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 4:19 p.m. in the area of 20 Griswold St. Residents reported a person being a shot. Hartford Police responded to the scene and found a male shot.

He was taken to Hartford Hospital and later pronounced dead just before 5 p.m.

At this time he’s only identified as a 22-year-old man. Police continue to investigate.

There were 19 homicides in Hartford in 2014.

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