Police Search for Suspect in East Hartford Murder

Police are searching for the man accused of fatally shooting a 44-year-old East Hartford resident the night of July 2 and have obtained an arrest warrant charging him with murder.

Lawrence Williams, 18, of 1780 Main Street in East Hartford, will be charged with criminal attempt to commit first-degree assault, criminal use of a firearm, first-degree reckless endangerment and second-degree threatening in connection with the shooting death of Michael Mikulse.

Mikulske was shot three times in a driveway near the VFW post at 1268 Main Street in East Hartford the night of July 2. He died from his injuries.

Police searched Williams' home on Friday and are looking for the suspect.

Williams is considered dangerous, and anyone with information on his whereabouts should call East Hartford police at 860-528-4401 or submit an anonymous tip at 860-289-9134.

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