Hartford police have arrested a suspect in a July 6 shooting on Capitol Ave. that left a Hartford man dead and two teenage girls injured.
The suspect, a 24-year-old Hartford resident named Edwin Franqui, faces charges including murder, accessory to murder, first-degree assault and criminal possession of a firearm. He is being held on two separate bonds totaling $2 million.
Police say Franqui shot into a car, hitting and killing 19-year-old Junny Lara-Velazquez and injuring a 17-year-old girl. A third passenger, a 16-year-old girl, suffered minor injuries after the car then crashed into a Subway restaurant just across the West Hartford town line.
Franqui was arrested Friday in Bloomfield.
Hartford police say have made arrests in 11 of the city’s 13 homicides this year.
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