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Suspect To Face Murder Charge In Fatal Shooting At Hartford Basketball Tournament

Suspect To Face Murder Charge In Fatal Shooting At Hartford Basketball Tournament

HARTFORD — Roosevelt Holmes, the suspect in a shooting at a North End basketball tournament that left one man dead and three others wounded, will be charged with murder at his next court appearance. Brian Foley, deputy chief of the Hartford Police Department, said Tuesday that detectives from the major crimes division had obtained a warrant charging Holmes, 23, with homicide in connection with the shooting death of James "Jay" Headen Jr., 41 of Hartford. "Further forensic evidence lead us to the murder charge," Foley said. Headen, an innocent bystander, was shot in the head June 27 during a dispute at a basketball tournament at Rawson School. He died that...

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