Lt. William Darby said officers were called to 424 Willard Ave. at 1:34 a.m. today for a stabbing. An officer arrived within seconds and stopped a vehicle that was fleeing the scene, Darby said. Other officers located the victim, who was suffered from a stab wound. The victim was taken to Hartford Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The victim was described as a 24-year-old man from Hartford. Police said they continue to investigate and expect to release more information later today.