Suspect in July Homicide in Hartford Arrested

Police at at Enfield Street and Greenfield Street in Hartford
NBC Connecticut

Hartford police have arrested a suspect in the death of another man in July.

Gregory Hopkins, 34, has been charged with murder and criminal possession of a firearm.

Police said they received a shot spotter alert just after 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 29 in the area of Greenfield and Enfield streets and found a crime scene at 20 Greenfield St.

Minutes later, they responded to a car crash in the area of Greenfield Street and Oakland Terrace, where they found an unresponsive man with gunshot wounds. He was brought to Saint Francis Hospital and later died from his injuries, police said.

On Friday, members of the United States Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force

and Hartford Police Violent Crime Unit found Hopkins in Manchester and took him into custody.

He is in police custody in lieu of a $2.5 million bond.

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