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Police Investigate Homicide in East Hartford

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East Hartford Police are investigating after a man was found dead on the ground on Westbrook Street.

Officials said they're investigating the untimely death as a homicide.

Shortly before 3 p.m., authorities were called to the area of 25 Westbrook St. for a report of a man on the ground with possible gunshot wounds.

The man has since been pronounced dead and detectives are investigating.

Police said detectives have identified and are interviewing a person of interest who is cooperating with police.  Investigators believe this was an isolated incident, according to police. 

Anyone with information is asked to call East Hartford Police Detective Frank Napolitano at 860-291-7640, or call the East Hartford Police Anonymous Tip Line at 860-289-9134.

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