HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Hartford police are investigating a shooting that left one woman dead and one man injured at a party on Shultas Place.
Just after 2 a.m. on Monday morning, Hartford police said they responded to a call on Shultas Place with reports of shots being fired. When they got to the scene, a female victim was found unresponsive by the officers.
The victim, Jayla Heaven, 22, was transported to an area hospital, where police said she was later pronounced dead due to her injuries. A second victim, a man in his twenties, arrived privately at the hospital, suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
The second victim’s identity has not been released.
Police stated that they do not believe the gunshot victims were the intended targets of the attack.
Officers said there appeared to be a large party happening at the scene prior to the incident. They believe a physical altercation is what led to the shooting.
Police do not have any suspect(s) in custody at this time.
Officers also believe there were dozens of witnesses to the shooting and are asking them to come forward.
Hartford police are asking that anyone with information or video from the party call the Hartford Police Department at their Tip Line (860) 722-TIPS (8477).
News 8 will continue to update this developing story.