Scene of shooting at 249 New Britain Avenue Hartford

Hartford Police have identified a man shot and killed on Tuesday.

46-year-old Richard Kinoshita of Bristol was shot in front of 249 New Britain Avenue.

Authorities said Kinoshita suffered one gunshot wound to the upper torso.

Police said Kinoshita was shot and brought to Hartford Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Lt. Paul Cicero, Hartford Police Department said “It’s very clear at this time that this is drug related. There is marijuana located on scene here, substantial amounts, not for personal use.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hartford Police Major Crimes Division or anonymously at 860-722-TIPS

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