Suspect Shoots at Man With Young Daughter in Car: 911 Call

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    Authorities have arrested a 21-year-old Hartford man accused of firing shots at a car driving in the area of Barker Street and Wethersfield Avenue, according to police and the 911 audio recording.

    In the 911 call, the victim told police he was driving with his young daughter when a man opened fire at him. Police said two shots were fired, and the dispatcher heard them over the phone.

    The victim told dispatch his car window had been broken the night before and he suspected the shooter may have been responsible, according to the 911 call. He said he recognized the suspect but didn’t know his name.

    Officers arrived on Barker Street and searched the suspect’s house. He was identified as 21-year-old Teekaram Persaud, of Barker Street, and a search of his home revealed 171 grams of marijuana, a gram of crack cocaine a live ammunition round and drug packaging materials, according to police.

    The victim told police neither he nor his daughter was injured, according to the 911 call.