Plainville teen fatally shot in Hartford

A teenager from Plainville was fatally shot on Broad Street in Hartford Wednesday night.

Julius Rivera, 18, of Plainville, was found by Hartford Police just before 10 p.m. on Wednesday when the city’s gunshot detection system was activated. 

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment and was pronounced dead at 2:02 a.m., according to police.

The Hartford Police Major Crimes and Crime Scene Divisions responded and are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Hartford Police by calling 860-722-8477.



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