Hartford Shooting, Car Burning Ruled Homicide

Hartford Police responded to a report of a car fire and found a man inside the car on New Britain Ave.

By Stephanie O'Connell and Liz Dahlem
|  Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012  |  Updated 1:56 PM EDT
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Hartford Shooting, Car Burning Ruled Homicide

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Hartford Police are investigating a homicide after finding a shooting victim inside a car that was on fire at 18 Monroe St., in the South End of Hartford, on Monday night.

Police responded to a report of a car fire at 10:04 p.m. on Monday and found a man, identified as Ricardo Arroyo, 35, of Wethersfield, inside the car.

They had to break a window to get him out. When EMTs began working on Arroyo, they discovered a gunshot wound in his head, officials said.

The man was taken to Hartford Hospital, where he was in critical condition. He died just before 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, police said.

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