One dead in late night Hartford homicide

Hartford police cruiser (WTNH /George Roelofsen)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford Police are investigating a homicide on Saturday night.

Hartford Police report that units responded to East Street at approximately 11:19 p.m. on Saturday on a Shot-Spotter notification. On the scene, police found a male victim with a single gunshot wound to the head lying in the driveway of 59 Seyms Street.

The victim was identified as Rashawn Jackson, 33 of East Hartford. Jackson was treated by EMS on the scene and transported to St. Francis Emergency where he was pronounced deceased at 12 midnight.

The Hartford Police Major Crimes Division, Crime Scene Division, and an Inspector from the Hartford States Attorney’s Office are conducting the investigation.