Suspect Named In Bloomfield Double Murder

John Silva
February 24, 2020 - 11:06 am

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(Bloomfield, Conn./WTIC) - Police in Bloomfield have identified a suspect in a weekend double homicide in town.

They've named 44-year-old Russell Smith as a suspect in the shootings of 43-year-old Aaron Walker and 42-year-old Franklin Spencer early Saturday morning.  

The two brothers were shot outside Elizabeth's Bar and Grill on Park Avenue after detectives say a fight at the bar spilled into the parking lot.  

As for Smith, police say his last known address was in Windsor with an additional address in Springfield.  

Smith is described as a black male, 5-foot-8, bald with brown eyes.

Officers say he may be driving a 2014 white Acura RLX with a Massachusetts registration 5ZN395.  Authorities say Smith should be considered armed and dangerous and anyone with any information is urged to contact Bloomfield Police.