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    Shooting Suspects Face Judge

    Two men who police say opened fire in Manchester last weekend, faced a judge on Wednesday.

    (Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018)

    Police said they have found the two men they were searching for in connection with a shooting incident in Manchester on Saturday and arrested them. They have also arrested a woman who is accused of hindering prosecution.

    Police were looking for 25-year-old Anthony Gunn, of Manchester, and 27-year-old Kevin McCray, of New Britain, in connection with the investigation into a shooting on July 21 and found them hiding inside 15 Wadsworth St, police said. No one was injured during the shooting.

    During the incident, police officers evacuated nearby homes as a precaution. Police believe the victim was targeted so they say there is no direct threat to the general public. Minor property damage was reported on a nearby home.

    According to court documents, the victim told police Gunn and McCray were targeting him due to his involvement in a fatal car accident in May 2017.

    Gunn was charged with criminal attempt to commit assault in the first degree, conspiracy to commit assault in the first degree, conspiracy to commit reckless endangerment in the first degree, unlawful discharge of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm and weapon in a motor vehicle. Bond was set at $500,000

    Police said there was an existing arrest warrant for Gunn, charging him with 13 counts of larceny in the sixth degree, 13 counts of illegal use of payment card and 13 counts of receiving goods or services obtained by illegal use of payment card. The bond for these charges is $500 cash or surety

    McCray was charged with conspiracy to commit assault in the first degree, conspiracy to commit reckless endangerment in the first degree and weapon in a motor vehicle. He was held on a $500,000 court-set bond.

    Lashay Belton, 35, of Manchester, was arrested as part of the investigation and charged with two counts of hindering prosecution and interfering with an officer,

    She was held on a $25,000 bond.