West Hartford Man is Victim of First Homicide of 2022 in Hartford

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Hartford police are investigating the city's first homicide of 2022 and the victim is a 22-year-old West Hartford man.

Hartford's ShotSpotter system detected a shooting near 614 Albany Ave. at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, according to police, and a second shooting was detected three minutes later near 152 Mather St.

Officers arriving at the Mather Street location found a victim, Kendall Fair, 22, of West Hartford, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said. He was transported to St. Francis Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

One person was killed and two others injured two shootings in Hartford that police believe were connected.

Two other victims were driven to the hospital and dropped off.

Police determined that a man in his 40s had been shot on Albany Avenue and the second victim, a man in his 20s, was shot on Mather Street.

Both of those victims were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police believe that these two incidents are related. The Hartford Police Major Crimes and Crime Scene Divisions are investigating.

Investigators are looking for a car that may have been involved in the shooting. They did not provide a description of the car.

Police plan to be on high alert in the area of the shooting throughout the night. They will have an increased presence in the area, according to police officials.

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