A 33-year-old Hartford man who was shot in the chest on 44 Vine Street in Hartford early Wednesday morning has died, according to Hartford police.
The man, identified as Tyron Taylor, 33, was found at 26 Vine Street around 2:45 a.m. and had been shot in the chest, according to police.
He was taken to St. Francis Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 6:44 a.m.
Taylor lived at a Main Street shelter, according to Hartford Police.
He is fifth homicide victim of the year in Hartford.
The are of lower Vine Street where the man was shot is vacant and under construction. Police are looking for witnesses and information. Anyone who has information to help in the investigation should call Sergeant Andrew Weaver at (860) 757-4214 or make an anonymous report to crime stoppers at 860-722-TIPS (8477).
The last shooting death in Hartford was on Monday, May 5, when a man was shot on Park Street. The shot-spotter system detected 11 gunshots.