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.
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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.