2nd man arrested in Hartford shootout, 1 still wanted

Hartford police cruiser (WTNH /George Roelofsen)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Another man who police say was involved in a Hartford shootout in May has been arrested, but one is still on the loose.

Police say 24-year-old Shawn Robinson, of East Hartford, was taken into custody in the Bedford Street Mall area on Saturday morning in connection with the May 12 incident near 3281 Main Street.

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According to officials, patrol units heard multiple gunshots coming from the area. They say 29 shell casings from three different caliber guns were later found. One person sustained non life-threatening injuries after being shot in the head.

Arrest warrants were issued for Robinson, 24-year-old Kenneth Jewell, and 22-year-old Carlton Forbes, both of Hartford, on June 1. The warrants charge the men with first-degree assault with a firearm, conspiracy to commit first-degree assault, carrying a pistol without a permit, unlawful discharge of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm, and first-degree reckless endangerment.

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Jewell was arrested on June 5. Forbes has not been caught. Police say he should be considered armed and dangerous because the weapons involved in the shootout haven’t been recovered.

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