A convicted felon was arrested in Hartford after he was found in possession of a shotgun late Friday night, police say.
Hartford police responded to the area of Franklin Ave. and Bond St. after a citizen called 911 to report they heard two parties talking about going to "get rifles."
When officers arrived, they noticed a man, later identified as Angel Rodriguez, riding away from the area on a bicycle wearing a backpack with a rifle case sticking out.
When officers pursued Rodriguez, he fled the scene into a nearby parking lot, where he was taken into custody.
Rodriguez was found to be in possession of a Remington 870 Express Pump Action .20 gauge shotgun.
Rodriguez is a convicted felon and not allowed to be in possession of a firearm.
Rodriquez was charged with interfering with police, criminal possession of a firearm and operating a bicycle without an illumination device.