Hartford Man Charged in Shooting at Cleveland Cafe

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    Hartford Police Department
    Bobby Fair, 24, of Hartford is facing assault charges following a shooting at the Cleveland Cafe in January.

    A 24-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly shooting into the dance floor at a Hartford bar and wounding a party-goer, police said.

    It stems from a Jan. 25 incident during which Bobby Fair, of Fairfield Avenue in Hartford, was thrown out of the Cleveland Café at 3019 Main Street following an altercation with security personnel, authorities said.

    According to police, Fair then doubled back around the building and found partially open rear door, took out a handgun and fired into the crowded dance floor. A 33-year-old man was shot in the arm and taken to the hospital.

    Fair was arrested March 14 and charged with first-degree assault, carrying a pistol without a permit, unlawful discharge of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm and first-degree reckless endangerment.

    His bond was set at $750,000.