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Hartford Police Arrest Suspects for May Shooting


 HARTFORD – Hartford Police on Friday arrested two suspects in connection with a May 5 shooting incident on Madison Street.

The first suspect, Christian Gotay, 29, of Broad Street in Hartford, was arrested for criminal possession of a firearm, first degree criminal attempted assault, conspiracy to commit first degree assault, carrying a pistol without a permit, unlawful discharge of a firearm, first degree reckless endangerment and carrying weapons in a motor vehicle.

Gotay is still in custody on a $1 million bond.

The second suspect, Angel Carrasquillo, 31, of Capitol Avenue in Hartford, was arrested for first degree assault, His bond was set at $1 million.

Carrasquillo, who is currently incarcerated, will be habeas for arraignment in Hartford Superior Court, police said.

According to police, the May 5 incident between two groups happened at 71-73 Madison Street.

Hartford officers responded to multiple 911 calls from the area, all reporting gun fire confirmed by ShotSpotter technology, police said.

On arrival and investigation, officers located seven shell casings in the vicinity of 71-73 Madison Street and projectile damage to an unoccupied parked vehicle and the front of 71-73 Madison Street.

Police said the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Hartford Shooting Task Force Supervising Sergeant Sean Spell at 860-757-4112, or email

Anonymous, confidential tips may be made by contact Hartford Crime Stoppers at 860-722-TIPS (8477) or on-line at

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