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HPD: New Britain Man Shot in Hartford

Rose Mendes, Staff Writer

HARTFORD — The city had its 11th homicide of the year after a New Britain man was found Saturday with gunshots wounds.

According to Hartford Police, officers heard several gunshots in the vicinity of 1994 Main St. across the a church parking lot. and found Steven Keaton, 42, of New Britain.

Keaton, who was found with multiple gunshot wounds, was taken to St. Francis Hospital and was  pronounced dead.

“We had some officers in the area that heard shots fired, said Deputy Chief Foley. “In fact they right across the street in that church parking lot heard some shots fired came over here and found a male victim shot multiple times.”

Police say they are searching for two suspects, one wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and another wearing a red hooded sweatshirt.

The Hartford Police Major Crimes Division has yet to identify a suspect.

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