Police ID Suspect in Good Friday Murder in East Hartford

Police have identified the suspect in a Good Friday murder in East Hartford and they are searching for him.

Police said they have warrants for James Burrill in connection with the murder of 33-year-old Jerome Mack Jr., who died after being shot in the chest at his East Hartford on Friday, March 25.

Police said someone called 911 around 6 p.m. on Good Friday and reported shots fired and someone running.

Burrill is wanted for murder, criminal use of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm, carrying a pistol without a permit and unlawful discharge.

Police said they are still investigating and said there is no evidence Burrill would commit another crime, but he should be considered dangerous.

Anyone with information should call the East Hartford Police tip line at 860-289-9134.

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