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Shooting, July 19, 2015

On July 19, 2015, at approximately 1:46am the Hartford Police Department Patrol Officers and the Shooting Task Force responded to Club Vibz 3155 Main Street on the report of shots fired and a person shot. Upon arrival, a female victim was located in the parking lot suffering from a single Non-Life Threatening Gun Shot Wound to her right breast. She was identified as Niyah Young, 21, of Hartford. A short time later a second victim arrived at Saint Francis Hospital via private vehicle. He was identified as Jason Dakers, 33, of Hartford. Dakers was suffering from multiple gun shot wounds to his torso and and multiple GSWs to his limbs. Dakers was taken into emergency surgery where he remained. His condition was last listed as critical but stable. Preliminary reports revealed that an altercation started inside Club Vibz and poured out into the crowded parking lot where an unidentified suspect pulled out a handgun and started shooting at Dakers and accidentally hit Ms. Young. Detectives from the Major Crimes, STF and Crime Scene Division are currently investigating the incident.

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