Hartford Police Arrest Suspect in Capitol Avenue Shooting

Hartford police have arrested a suspect in a shooting on Capitol Avenue.

Officers responded to the scene around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday and found the victim suffering a gunshot would to the face.

Police cornoned off an area surrounding the scene and found a man matching the suspect's description.  They also found two guns and a ski mask nearby, police said.

They arrested Julio Monet, 29, of Hartford, and charged him with atttempted murder, first-degree assault, criminal possession of a firearm, and criminal use of a firearm.

Police said the male victim was conscious and alert at the scene.

Monet is being held on a more than $1 million bond.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition, according to police. 

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