HARTFORD POLICE CONFIRM IDENTITY OF FATAL SHOOTING VICTIM
(Hartford, CT.) - Police Chief James C. Rovella today announced detectives of the HPD's Major Crimes Division have confirmed the identity of a fatal shooting that occurred on Saturday, October 20, 2012, as Shane Oliver, 20, of Hartford.
Hartford Police responded to a report of serious assault with a firearm at approximately 4:11 p.m., in the vicinity of 54 South Prospect Street on Saturday. On arrival, the victim was located suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported by ambulance to Hartford Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 6:16 p.m. The HPD's Major Crimes and Crime Scene Divisions are investigating the homicide.
Anyone with information, no matter how slight, that may be of assistance to the investigation, is asked to contact Lt. Brian Foley, MCD Commander at 860-757-4463 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anonymous, confidential tips, for cash reward, that lead to an arrest in an investigation, may be made by contacting Hartford Crime Stoppers at 860-722-TIPS (8477). On-line tips may be submitted at http://metrohartford.crimestoppersweb.com/.
Contact: Nancy M Mulroy, Executive Assistant for Communications, 860-757-4021 or 860-550-1025/cell or text
City of Hartford Office of Communications and New Media
Maribel LaLuz, Director, 860-757-9731
Visit police.hartford.gov for more Public Safety News