Hartford police make arrest in first homicide of 2020

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford police announced on Monday that they made an arrest in the city’s first homicide of 2020.

The Hartford Police Violent Crime Unit took 24-year-old Yamil Rohena into custody Saturday night and charged him with murder, criminal possession of a firearm, and criminal use of a firearm.

The arrest was made in conjunction with members of the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force.

Rohena is accused of shooting and killing 27-year-old Hartford resident Kwadir Paris on Jan. 4, while he was a passenger in a vehicle.

Rohena was booked under $1 million bond.

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