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Hartford Police Make Arrest for Prospect Street Homicide

By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer

HARTFORD — Hartford Police arrested a  suspect in the August shooting on South Prospect Street.

The suspect, Anthony Christiana, 38, of Henry Street in Hartford.  He was charged with murder, criminal possession of a firearm, criminal use of a firearm and conspiracy to commit murder.

Police said that at approximately 11:57 p.m. the Hartford Police Department received several 911 reports of shots fired and a male victim shot at 52-K South Prospect Street. On arrival, a male victim was located suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso. The victim was subsequently pronounced deceased on scene by the responding paramedics at 12:34 a.m on Sept. 1, 2015.

The victim is identified as William Prieto, 32, of 52 Prospect St. in Hartford.

The suspect was identified as  On Sept. 23 and he was  picked up and arrested for violation of probation (unrelated charges) on Tuesday Sept.  22, 2015.

Christiana is being held on a $1,000,000 bond. The investigation is on-going at this time.

Christiana is a convicted Felon with 9 previous Hartford arrests, police said.

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