HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford police are investigating its 39th homicide of the year in what they believe was another targeted shooting.
Police said they responded to the area of Canton Street at Donald Street just before 2 a.m. for the report of an unresponsive man. Offices found Jose Rodriguez, a 23-year-old man from Manchester, partially inside the vehicle with a gunshot wound.
Police said the victim was hanging out of the passenger side door of a stolen car and that he was shot somewhere else in the city. He was pronounced dead on scene.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Hartford Police Department Tip Line at (860) 722-TIPS (8477).