Manchester Man Killed In Hartford Shooting

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Police said officers were already outside 50 Union Place for crowds at the nearby bars when they heard a shot fired in area. (Fox CT)

HARTFORD — Police said a Manchester man was shot and killed about 2 a.m. Sunday outside 50 Union Place.

Police said officers were already outside 50 Union Place for crowds at the nearby bars when they heard a shot fired in area.

Police found the victim, Brian Simpe,19, with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 2:22 a.m.

Detectives are investigating.

Police said it is Hartford’s 13th homicide of the year.

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