Hartford Police Investigate Homicide on Maple Avenue

NBC Connecticut

A 27-year-old Hartford man was killed in a shooting on Maple Avenue in Hartford Friday.

Deputy Chief Brian Foley confirmed the Major Crimes Division was investigating after the victim, identified as Jaime Rivera, was found sitting in a car in the area of 594 Maple St.

Rivera was taken to Hartford Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim has not been identified.

An NBC Connecticut crew on scene reports that the car was damaged by gunfire.

Police believe the shooting is drug-related. The investigation is ongoing.

Maple Avenue near Bond Street has reopened after being closed. 

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