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Police Arrest Suspect in Albany Ave Shooting

HARTFORD — Hartford Police on Thursday arrested a suspect in a November shooting that killed Verall “Anthony” Hampton on Albany Avenue.

Byron “Bleach” Williams, 44, of Hartford was arrested at the Hartford Police Department after turning himself in through his attorney, police said. Williams was charged with assault with a firearm, which occurred on Nov. 11 at about 5 a.m., at 1062 Albany Ave. He was also charged with criminal attempt to commit murder, assault in the first degree and criminal possession of a firearm.

The victim, Hampton of Hartford, was shot five times, police said.

Williams has 49 previous arrests in the city and was on probation at the time of the incident, police said.

He is being held on $750,000 judge-set bond.

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