Hartford Police Make Arrest in March 2013 Shooting | NBC Connecticut

Hartford Police Make Arrest in March 2013 Shooting



    Hartford Police Department
    Deshawn Jennings, 36, is charged in connection with a shooting that took place in March 2013.

    Hartford police have arrested a man charged with a shooting that occurred in March of 2013.

    On March 8, 2013, police responded to a report of a person shot at 203 Sission Avenue. A victim was transported by private vehicle to St. Francis Hospital with serious life-threatening injuries. The victim has since recovered but sustained life altering injuries, according to police. Police believe the motive was attempted robbery.

    Police say 36-year-old Deshawn Jennings, of 102 Irving Street in Hartford, has been arrested in connection with the incident. He is charged with first-degree assault, first-degree criminal attempted robbery, carrying a pistol without a permit, and criminal possession of a firearm. He is being held on a $750,000 bond.

    The investigation is on-going and police expect to make additional arrests.