Police ID the 2 Men Shot Dead in Hartford

Two men were killed in a double shooting in Hartford, Connecticut early Saturday morning.

The victim's have been identified as Jeffery Vail, 28 of Hartford and William Ward, 33 of Hartford. 

Police were called to 18 Martin St. around 2:05 a.m. after multiple shots were fired.

When they arrived, they learned that two men were sitting in a car in front of 18 Martin St. when they were approached and shot multiple times. ShotSpotter recorded 13 shots fired.

Both victims were transported to the hospital where they were pronounced dead from gun shots wounds to the chest and torso. The victims, aged 33 and 28, were both from Hartford.

Hartford Police Major Crimes Detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Reggie Early at 860-757-4248.

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