Hartford police investigating Maple Avenue homicide

Photo via @LtFoley
Photo via @LtFoley

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford police say they are investigating a homicide on Maple Avenue Friday afternoon.

The victim was identified as 27-year-old Jaime Rivera of 89 South Whitney Street in Hartford.

Hartford Deputy Chief Brian J. Foley says Major Crimes responded to 594 Maple Avenue Friday afternoon after reports of a shooting. According to Foley, the ShotSpotter notification listed as many as eight rounds fired at the scene.

Photo via @LtFoley
Photo via @LtFoley

The 500 block of Maple Avenue will be closed for a few hours and drivers should use Webster or Franklin.

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call police at (860)757-4000.