Hartford PD searching for vehicle involved in homicide shooting of teen on Martin Street


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford Police are investigating a homicide in the area of Martin Street Sunday evening.

Police told News 8 officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation at about 5:38 p.m. near 158 Martin Street.

Upon arrival, officers found a parked car with a dead male inside. He was identified as Juan Bautista Garcia, 17, of Martin Street in Hartford.

Police are actively looking for a vehicle believed to be linked to the homicide.

The Hartford Police Major Crime and Crime Scene Divisions responded and have assumed the shooting investigation. 

Anyone with any information regarding the case is asked to call the HPD Tip Line at 860-722-TIPS (8477).

This is breaking news. We have a crew on the way. Stay tuned to WTNH.com for the latest details.

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