The victim of a fatal shooting on Congress Street late Tuesday has been identified by police as 21-year-old James Evans.
The shooting occurred in front of 34 Congress Street, not far from where Evans lived, police said. He was taken to Hartford Hospital" id="PLCUL000160">Hartford Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at 7:10 p.m., police said.
The gunman fled the scene on foot, police said. Police Chief Daryl K. Roberts said many individuals in the neighborhood are assisting police with the investigation.
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