Man Fires Shots During Argument in Hartford: Cops

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    Hartford police have arrested a local man accused of  shooting at people who were in a car this morning.

    Police said Alfonzo Johnson, 34, of Hartford, and the two victims got into an argument near 181 Benton Street just before noon and Johnson fired two rounds from a revolver toward the victims.

    Then, he got into a gray Honda that a woman was driving.

    The victims chased Johnson until they got to 100 Retreat Avenue, where the victims
    approached a Hartford police officer who was working a private duty road construction detail and told the officer about the shots fired.

    The victims pointed out the alleged shooter and he led police on a foot chase that ended in the parking lot of 53 Maple Avenue.

    Police said Johnson had narcotics on him.

    No one was shot during the incidents and the female driver fled the scene.

    Johnson will be arrested on drug-related charges and Major Crimes Division Detectives are still interviewing him.

    Police said there is an outstanding warrant for Johnson for probation violation.

    Police said the car involved in an older model gray Honda Civic with extensive rear end damage.

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