Pedro E. Segarra
Mayor

City of Hartford Police Department
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Hartford, Connecticut 06120
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Daryl K. Roberts
Chief of Police

  
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PUBLIC SAFETY NEWS
From the City of Hartford Office of Communications and New Media

For Immediate Release:   Tuesday, November 22, 2011

FIREARMS SEIZED AND TWO ARRESTS IN CONNECTION
WITH SHOTS FIRED INCIDENT

(Hartford) - Mayor Pedro E. Segarra and Police Chief Daryl K. Robert announced this morning that two individuals have been apprehended by Hartford Police in connection with a shots fired incident that occurred in the vicinity of 67 Enfield Street on Monday, November 21st, 2011, and resulted in the lock down of Milner Elementary School.

"There is no doubt in my mind that the rapid response and cooperation by the HPD's Patrol Division, Shooting Task Force, Northeast and Northwest Community Service Officers, School Resource Officers, and the neighborhood saved lives and averted the potential for further violence," said Mayor Segarra.  "This type of rapid, cooperative response by police, community and school officials exemplifies what community policing is all about." 

In commenting on the incident Police Chief Daryl K. Roberts said, "This was an excellent cooperative response by School Resource Officer Espinosa, Patrol Units, Northeast and Northwest Community Service Officers,  the Hartford Shooting Task Force , the HPD K-9 Unit, and the City of Hartford Dispatchers.  I commend all involved for a job well done!"

Taken in to custody without incident and charged with criminal possession of a firearm, theft of a firearm, unlawful discharge of a firearm, first degree reckless endangerment, first degree criminal attempt to commit murder and risk of injury to a minor were (pictured below) Rashad Bunkley, DOB (9/9/90) of 131 South Street, Hartford and Jaysan Young, DOB 1/24/1991, of 104 Vine Street, Hartford.  A stolen .40 caliber handgun and .38 revolver were seized as a result of the investigation, both pictured below.

Bunkley remains in custody on $500,000 bond with a November 23, 2011 court date in Hartford Superior Court and Young remains in custody on a $500,000 bond pending arraignment in Hartford Superior Court.


Rashad Bunkley, DOB 9/9/1990

Jaysan Young, DOB 1/24/1991

.38 Taurus Recovered from Enfield Shots Fired Incident

.40 Caliber Springfield Handgun

Contact:  Nancy M Mulroy, Public Information Officer, 860-757-4021
City of Hartford Office of Communications and New Media
Andrea Comer, Director, 860-757-9731
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