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Arrest Made in Bonner Street Shots Fired

On July 4, 2015, at 9:49 p.m., Hartford Shooting Task Force Detectives and HPD Officers responded to the area of 51 Bonner Street on a report of shots fired. HPD Detectives and officers were given a suspect description of a Hispanic male, six feet tall, dreads, wearing a red shirt and was observed departing the area in a black vehicle. After a canvas was conducted, shotgun shell casings and a cell phone was recovered. No injuries or property damage was reported. HPD Shooting Task Force Detectives were assigned the investigation and identified a potential suspect as Aven Adorno. Adorno, a supervised parolee, was later located and interviewed by Shooting Task Force Detectives, where Adorno provided a sworn voluntary written statement confessing to the shooting. When the interview concluded, Adorno was remanded to the Hartford Correction Center (HCC) by Department of Corrections personnel assigned to the Shooting Task Force. An arrest warrant was prepared and submitted to GA-14 and granted on August 20, 2015, with a $250,000 Judge set bond. Adorno is currently incarcerated and will be Habeas to GA-14 for arraignment.

Accused: Aven Adorno, 28, of Hartford, CT
1. Criminal possession of a Firearm
2. Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm
3. Reckless Endangerment in the first Degree
4. Weapon in a Motor Vehicle

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