SHOOTING TASK FORCE ARRESTYes they are still out there, Hartford's shooting task force, working with community members, developed information to make the following arrest.(Hartford, CT) –Jonathan Percy, 26, of Berkeley Drive, Hartford, has been charged by the Hartford Shooting Task Force in connection with a shots fired incident that occurred on July 16, 2013.
The task force began investigating the incident following reports of shots fired received by the HPD on July 16, 2013, at approximately 9 p.m., at 18 Wadsworth Street, Hartford. Residents reported to police that an individual approached the location and fired multiple gun shots resulting in damage to the front screen door and a couch. The Major Crimes and Crime Scene Divisions and the Hartford Shooting Task Force began an immediate investigation.
Shooting Task Force Officers Flores and Corvino, with evidence collected at the scene by HPD Patrol Officer Chesworth and further investigation, were able to develop substantial information leading to the identification of the suspect. They sought and were granted an arrest warrant from Hartford Superior Court on July 24, 2013, charging Percy with criminal attempted first degree assault, first degree reckless endangerment, unlawful discharge of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm, carrying a pistol without a permit, and risk of injury to a minor. Percy was taken into custody by members of the Shooting Task Force without incident on the same day. Percy remains in custody on a $500,000 pending arraignment in Hartford Superior Court. Anyone with information that may be of assistance to the investigation, no matter how insignificant it may seem, is asked to contact Hartford Shooting Task Force Supervising Sergeant Sean Spell at 860-757-4112, or email [email protected] Anonymous, confidential tips may be made by contact Hartford Crime Stoppers at 860-722-TIPS (8477) or on-line at www.hartfordcrimestoppers.com.