HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – An arrest has been made for a shooting incident last September in Hartford where a school was hit by gunfire and a person shot.
Police say they responded to the area of 95-97 Vine Street shortly after 4 p.m. on September 14, 2015 after being alerted that shots had been fired in the area by a gun shot detection system and a anonymous phone call. Police found a crime scene in front of Milner School. The school had already dismissed for the day. Police found that a first floor classroom window had been hit by gunfire. No one in the school was injured but a short time later a gunshot victim was located at St. Francis Hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
The investigation determined that Antwaine Tinsley, a convicted felon, was the shooter. Tinsley has been charged with assault 1st degree, criminal possession of a firearm, carrying a pistol without a permit, reckless endangerment first degree and risk of injury to a minor. Police say Tinsley had been arrested 20 previous times and has multiple convictions.