HARTFORD — A city man was arrested on Tuesday after police responded to a domestic violence call.
Hanif Solomon, 36, of 255 Sission Ave., was charged with allegedly breach of peace, criminal possession of firearm, interfering with police, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a pistol with an altered serial number and theft of a firearm.
Police said they responded to a call at about 7: 30 a.m. to 575 Farmington Ave on a report of a domestic violence complaint.
Police gave this account of the incident.
Upon arrival, officers learned that the male suspect, who the victim reported typically carries a firearm, had pushed her down and then fled to an apartment inside 575 Farmington Ave.
Officers searched the area where the male suspect had fled and located the accused in a bedroom fidgeting with a dresser drawer.
The accused was arrested and during a search of the dresser drawer, police recovered a Rossi .38 caliber special pistol. It was later determined that the gun was reported stolen in Nashville, Tennessee.
Police said Solomon is a convicted felon who can not legally posses a firearm.
The victim declined medical attention, police said.