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Suspect Arrested in the Death of Felix Dejesus

On May 8, 2013 at approximately 8pm Mr. Felix Dejesus, of Cromwell, was murdered on Allendale Road. while attempting to sell tablets that he had arranged to sell via Craigslist. On June 17,2014 Hartford Police Department Homicide Detectives arrested Rashad Moon, 22 of Hartford in connection with the homicide. The investigation is ongoing. Moon is expected to be in court tomorrow.

Rashad Moon, 22 of Hartford is being held on a $1,000,000 bond and charged with felony murder, robbery first-degree, and conspiracry to commit robbery in the first-degree.

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Hartford's 6th Homocide

On June 14, 2014 at approximately 12:56 p.m. the Hartford Police Department received several 911 calls regarding a shooting which occurred on the east side walk of South Green Park (across the street from 66 Main St). Patrol Officers responded and found the victim lying on the sidewalk, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the face and head. It was immediately apparent to the arriving officers that the wounds were not consistent with sustaining life. EMS personnel arrived and pronounced the victim deceased on scene.

The scene was secured and Major Crimes Division Homicide detectives initiated the investigation with the assistance of the Crime Scene Detectives. The victim was positively identified as: Huberto O'Neil, (34) 07/15/79 of 82 Cabot Street, Hartford. This incident appears to be a deliberate and specific attack on the victim.

Major crimes division detectives are continuing the investigation. The Hartford Police Department is asking anyone with any information to please contact Sgt. Brandon O'Brien at 860-757-4089 or tips can be reported anonymously to CrimeStoppers at 860-722-TIPS.

Hartford's 5th Homicide

June 11, 2014

This morning at 2:43 a.m. Hartford Police Department received a ShotSpotter activation, at 26 Vine Street. At 2:44am Patrol Officers found the victim lying prone in street, in front of 44 Vine St, suffering from a single gun shot wound to the chest.  He was transport to St. Francis Hospital where was pronounced at 6:44 a.m. Tyron Taylor, 33 of Hartford was positively identified as the victim and next of kin notification has been made. The section of lower Vine Street where this shooting occurred is vacant and under complete rehab construction.

We are actively looking to locate witnesses and information.

Homicide #5  HPD Case # 14-18854
Victim: Tyron Taylor 05/24/81 (33) Male of Hartford,
75 Main St. (shelter) as listed home address.

Anyone with information is asked to call
Sergeant Andrew Weaver at (860) 757-4214.

Information can also be reported anonymously to
CRIME STOPPERS at 860-722-TIPS (8477).

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