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Monday, July 15, 2019


HARTFORD, CONN. - (July 15, 2019)   Hartford Police make quick arrest in Friday evening homicide.

On Friday July 12, 2019, at approximately 10:43p.m., a Hartford Police officer on patrol was flagged down by a citizen regarding a person assaulted. Officers located a single male victim lying on the sidewalk in front of 1972 Main Street. It was determined that the victim was suffering from several gunshot wounds.  The victim was soon identified as twenty-eight year-old Hartford resident, Anthony Wright. Wright was transported to St. Francis Hospital, at which time he was pronounced deceased at 11:17 p.m.

During the course of the twenty-four hours, detectives from the Major Crimes Division, Capital City Command Center (C4) & Crime Scene Division worked tirelessly on the investigation regarding the murder of Anthony Wright.  Late Saturday evening, detectives obtained an arrest warrant from the Hartford Chief States Attorney's Office charging city resident Antoine Keaton DOB 05/10/1992 with Murder and Criminal Possession of a Firearm.        On Monday July 15, Keaton was located by members of the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force and members of the Hartford Police Violent Crime Unit. Keaton was taken into custody without incident and later transport to the Hartford Police booking facility where he remains in custody on a $750,000.00 bond. Keaton will be arraigned at GA14, 101 Lafayette Street on Tuesday, February 16.

Arrested:     Antoine Keaton    05/10/1992    61 Donald Street, Hartford