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Homicide Arrest February 20, 2015

On January 28, 2015 at 2137 hours, Hartford Police Patrol officers responded to 692 Garden Street for the report of shots fired. Responding officers located the victim, Michael Leon DOB 3/01/1968, unresponsive in the roadway suffering from multiple gun shots. EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased on scene. HPD Major Crimes Division Homicide Detectives responded and initiated the investigation.

During the course of the investigation, evidence and witnesses were located. As a result, detectives developed a suspect, Tevin “Man Man” Jiles, 04/14/92, of Garden Street in Hartford.

On February 20, 2015, investigating detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Tevin Jiles. This afternoon, homicide detectives conducting surveillance located Jiles walking on Garden St. Jiles was taken into custody without incident.  Jiles was taken to the HPD Major Crimes Division. Jiles, a convicted felon with 9 previous Hartford arrests, was booked and  charged with Murder, 53a-54a and Criminal Possession of a Firearm, 53a-217c in connection with the death of Michael Leon DOB 3/01/1986.

Jiles is being held on a $1,000,000 judge set bond and will be arraigned at GA 14.

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