2 Charged in Deadly New Britain Shooting

New Britain police have arrested two suspects in the shooting death of a 34-year-old New Britain man.

Police said 34-year-old Erik Rivera was shot at the intersection of North and Oak streets Tuesday night. He was transported to Hartford Hospital, where he later died.

Police have arrested a 17-year-old suspect and 18-year-old Justin Hapgood in the case. Hapgood is charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder. He was held on a $2 million bond and is scheduled for arraignment Thursday.

The 17-year-old was charged with accessory to murder and was also held on a $2 million bond.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact New Britain police.

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