Hartford Police Arrest Suspect in 2012 Homicide

By Ari Mason
|  Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013  |  Updated 6:02 PM EDT
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Hartford Police Arrest Suspect in 2012 Homicide

Hartford Police Department

Javier Melendez was arrested in connection with a fatal Dec. 2012 shooting.

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Hartford police have arrested the suspect in a fatal Dec. 2012 shooting on Hillside Avenue.

Javier Melendez, 20, of Hartford was arrested Aug. 14 and charged with charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, first-degree reckless endangerment and other firearms charges.

Police said Melendez reportedly shot Jazzy Delgado, 21, of Hartford in the chest Dec. 23, 2012. The shooting took place at 4:48 a.m. at 114 Hillside Avenue.

Delgado was shot in the chest and died from his wounds.

Melendez was charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, first-degree reckless endangerment and other firearms charges.

He is held on $1 million bond.

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