Man killed in Hartford’s 19th homicide of 2015

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HARTFORD - A 47-year-old Hartford man, Everett Scott, died after being shot in his vehicle on Kenyon Court in the city's North End Sunday afternoon, police said.

Hartford Police first responded  following a report of shots fired in the area at 2:04 p.m.

When officers arrived, they discovered the man inside a maroon colored mini-van parked on Kenyon Court, and suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was transported to St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center with life threatening injuries. Police said he later died there.

Police called the homicide "narcotics related."

This shooting is the city's 19th homicide of 2015. There were 19 homicides in total, in 2014.

The Hartford Police Department Major Crimes Unit and Shooting Task Force are investigating.