Pedro E. Segarra

City of Hartford Police Department
50 Jennings Road
Hartford, Connecticut 06120
(860) 757-4000

James C. Rovella
Chief of Police

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From the City of Hartford Office of Communications and New Media

For Immediate Release:  Thursday, October 25, 2012


(Hartford, CT.) - Police Chief James C. Rovella today confirmed detectives of the HPD's Major Crimes Division investigating the shooting death of Shane Oliver have made an arrest in the case. 

"An arrest warrant for Luis Rodriguez, DOB 6/22/1992, was issued on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, charging him with Oliver's murder.  He was taken into custody at 4:00 p.m., that same day by Major Crimes Division detectives," said Chief Rovella.  "I wish to commend the excellent work by investigators in this case, and the community for their support and assistance to police, which contributed to the timely success of this investigation."

Rodriguez was booked at Hartford Police Headquarters and charged with murder, unlawful discharge of a firearm, carrying a pistol without a permit and reckless endangerment.  He was arraigned in Hartford Superior Court on October 25, 2012.

MCD Commander Lieutenant Brian Foley is available to the media to respond to questions about the investigation at 860-757-4463, or email

Related press release of Monday, October 22, 2012.

Luis Rodriguez, DOB 6/22/1992, charged by Hartford Police with murder of Shane Oliver


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
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