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Deshawn Walton Arrested by STF

On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 6:38pm, the HPD ShotSpotter system detected four gun shots coming from 697 Windsor Street. 911 calls were subsequently received reporting a victim shot. Upon arrival, Hartford Police Department Patrol Officers located a female bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound to the neck / face. The victim was transported to Saint Francis Hospital and listed in critical condition. Four shell casings were located in the street on front of 697 Windsor Street. Witnesses stated a young black male was shooting at a group of black males on the sidewalk at which point the uninvolved female victim was shot. This case was referred from the Major Crimes Division and then to the HPD Shooting Task Force. The detectives generated several investigative leads and identified a suspected shooter as "Debo".

"Debo" was identified as Deshawn Walton. The detectives developed substantial probable cause leading to the preparation of an arrest warrant. On July 27, 2015, an arrest warrant was granted by a Judge at GA14 with a court set bond of $1,500,000.00. Accused Walton is currently incarcerated for the Serious Assault with a Firearm / Attempted Murder that occurred at 2006 Main Street on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Accused Walton will be habeas to GA14 for arraignment. The female victim struck in the 697 Windsor Street shooting is still suffering from serious injuries.

Arrest: Deshawn Walton, 20, Hartford, CT. (Convicted Felon with 4 previous arrests)
1. Assault 1st Degree
2. Carrying a Pistol w/o a Permit
3. Criminal Possession of a Firearm
4. Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree.

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