Police say that 49-year-old Shawn Robin Rhodes from Hartford was found dead with two gunshot wounds in Pope Park at Park/Laurel Street at around 2 a.m.
Police say that their Major Crimes unit responded to the scene and that this is now a homicide investigation. This is the 19th homicide in Hartford in 2018.
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact Hartford police.
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