Rowdy Group of Kids Causes $4K Worth of Damage to Convenience Store: Police

A rowdy group of juveniles leaving a party caused $4,000 worth of damage to a Hartford convenience store Saturday night, according to police.

Police said the group of between 30 to 40 kids entered the Shell Gas Station at 335 Capital Avenue and began to damage and loot the store. The group took off and the owner closed.

Afterward, an adult and juvenile came in and began taking items and causing further damage. According to police, when officers arrived the adult, identified as Travon Shirly, 21, of Hartford, began fighting with officers.

Shirly was arrested and his juvenile companion was processed and released on scene.

One police officer was treated for minor injuries.

Hartford police continue to investigate based off surveillance footage.

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