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EAST HARTFORD – A murder warrant was issued for a man charged with an East Hartford murder.

Michael Gaston, 27 of Hartford, is suspected in a murder that happened on Rector Street in East Hartford on Monday night at around 11:16, according to police.

Police said that upon arriving on scene for a report of shots fired, they found Marshall Wiggins, 35, of 39 Rector Street,  shot inside a car. He was taken to Hartford Hospital, where he died.

Police said Gaston should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information should call Detective Frank Napolitano at 860-291-7640, or the East Hartford Police Department TIP line at 860-289-9134.

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