Police speak out after overnight shooting leaves one man dead in Hartford

HARTFORD -- The Hartford Police Department is investigating an early morning fatal shooting and car crash.

Police said the city's automated gunfire detection system, ShotSpotter, detected six shots just before 3 a.m. Thursday.

About a quarter of a mile away from where the gunfire was detected, police found a car that had crashed into a fence on Hamilton Street with the driver, Miguel Perez, 34,  suffering from a gunshot wound to the back. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No other information was released.