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Hartford Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Van Block Avenue

Hartford police are investigating a deadly shooting Sunday.

Deputy Chief Brian Foley confirmed the victim was found in the area of 97 Van Block Avenue suffering a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was pronounced dead on scene. He has been identified as 55-year-old Tyrone Mercer.

The Hartford Police Major Crimes Division is investigating.

More details were not immediately available.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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