Police ID 24-Year-Old Man Shot and Killed in Hartford

A 24-year-old Hartford man was shot and killed on King Street in Hartford this morning, according to police, and they believe he was targeted.

Police said around 12:50 a.m. officers responded to a shot spotter activation near 42 King Street. When they arrived they found Jimmy Gonzalez in the driveway of 38 King Street. He had been shot several times.

Gonzalez was taken to Hartford Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:30 a.m. 

One neighbor pointed out bullet holes that punctured the side of her house, including one that landed under her stairwell.

The Hartford Police Major Crimes Division is investigating.

This was the tenth homicide in Hartford of 2017.

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