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East Hartford man charged in fatal shooting of Hartford man

Hartford police said they received a report of a man unconscious in a car outside a home on Babcock Street. The man later died at the hospital

HARTFORD, Conn. — Hartford Police said they have arrested a suspect in connection to a fatal shooting that happened late Wednesday night.

Officials identified the suspect as 29-year-old Daniel Lopez, of East Hartford.

Just after 11 p.m., police had received a call reporting an unconscious man, later identified as Heriberto Garcia (31), in a car outside a home on Babcock Street. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Garcia and took him to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police had remained on scene for several hours but the area has since cleared.

Lopez has been charged with Murder, Criminal Possession of a Firearm and 1st degree Threatening. 

His bond was set at $1.5 million.  

The shooting remains under investigation by Hartford Police Major Crimes.

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