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Two dead in Hartford's South End, shot inside 2-family home

Police say victims were not random; too early to rule out either a double homicide or a murder-suicide.

HARTFORD, Conn. — Hartford Police say they are investigating two deaths in the city's South End on Monday evening. 

Lt. Aaron Boisvert said the two, identified as 20-year-old Alicia Underwood and 19-year-old Deandre Faison, were found inside a home at 45 Fenwick Street.

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In a press briefing just after 8:30 p.m., Boisvert said Faison and Underwood seemed to have died of gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police have not yet recovered a gun, according to Boisvert.

Detectives are awaiting a warrant to search the home. Boisvert said they could not yet rule out either murder-suicide or a double homicide.  

At this time, the relationship between Faison and Underwood have not been specified by police.

Through Sunday, Hartford had already had 33 homicides in 2021. 

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Watch the full police briefing below:

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