Police Make Arrest in Deadly Hartford Shooting

A Hartford man is charged in a deadly shooting in the city in April.

Hartford police arrested 34-year-old Osafa Williams Friday. He is accused of shooting 28-year-old Derrick Nichols near the intersection of Pavilion and Wooster streets on April 14.

Nichols was found with multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to St. Francis Hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to police.

Williams was charged with murder, criminal possession of a firearm, and possession of a pistol without a permit. He was held in lieu of a $750,000 bond.

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