Hartford Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal March Shooting

Hartford police have arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting on Westland Street in March.

On March 19, officers responded to the area of 188 Westland Street for a report of a person shot. Police found the victim, identified as 20-year-old Tyrell Spence of Hartford, with multiple gunshot wounds.

Spence was taken to St. Francis Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Hartford Police, United States Marshal Violent Fugitive Task Force, Vice and Narcotics, and Major Crimes Division arrested the suspect, 21-year-old Kyrone Gardner, on Wednesday. Gardner is charged with murder.

He was held on a $1.25 million bond and is due in court Thursday.

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