Hartford Police Arrest Convicted Man for Shooting Victim

Daniela Doncel
August 23, 2019 - 4:39 pm

WTIC Radio


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Hartford police arrested a multi-convicted felon suspected of shooting a 22-year-old man Thursday night.

Police arrested the suspect, 29-year-old Julio Monet, on several charges including criminal attempt at murder, assault in the first degree, and criminal use of a firearm. 

According to officials, the victim had at least one gunshot wound to the face. 

After immediate medical treatment, officials say the victim was transported to Saint Francis Hospital. He is currently in stable condition.

Hartford police responded to an incident of two shots being fired around Capitol Avenue at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday when they found the victim. 

Patrol officers from both north and south districts searched the area for the suspect who was later found around Bartholomew Avenue and Hamilton Street. Police say two firearms and a ski mask were also found nearby.

Officials say Monet had two prior firearm convictions and two unrelated outstanding warrants. 

According to police, Monet is currently being held on a $1,050,00.00 bond which includes the two outstanding warrants. ​