HARTFORD POLICE UPDATE: Deceased identified, one arrest in Zion Street shooting.
(Hartford) - Hartford Police have identified the deceased in the Tuesday, May 25, 2004 shooting at 461 Zion Street as John R. Zipoli, DOB 12/14/68 of 461 Zion Street, Hartford.
As part of the on-going investigation, earlier this morning Hartford Police Major Crimes Division Commander, Lieutenant Paul Hammick announced the arrest of Brenda Lopez, DOB 6/3/72, charged with Interfering With a Search Warrant. Ms. Lopez was one of two individuals interviewed by Hartford Police in connection with the Zion Street incident. Ms. Lopez was released on a written promise to appear, with a court date of June 4, 2004. The second individual interviewed by Police was released.
Hartford Police also report that the dog injured during the shooting, receiving a gunshot wound to its left front leg, is in stable condition at an area veternary facility.
Hartford Police Department ask anyone with information which may be of assistance in this investigation to contact Major Crimes Division Commander, Lieutenant Paul Hammick at (860) 527-6300.