29-year-old man dead after shooting on Blue Hills Avenue in Hartford

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Saturday night on Blue Hills Avenue.

According to officials, they were notified about a ‘shots fired’ incident at 9:42 p.m. in the area of 679 Blue Hills Avenue. Upon arrival, they located a male victim, identified as 29-year-old Benjamin Garnett, suffering from a gunshot wound. Garnett was alert and conscious while being transported to a local hospital but later succumbed to his injuries.

The Hartford Police Major Crimes and Crimes Scene Divisions are investigating. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Hartford Police Department Tip Line at (860)-722-TIPS.

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