Hartford police identify homicide victim found in Pope Park

HARTFORD — Hartford police have identified the victim of a homicide found in a city bus shelter.

Police said Shawn Robin Rhodes, 49, was found early Monday.

Officers responded to the Pope Park area at about 2 a.m. Monday after a pedestrian reported finding the man. Authorities say he was shot twice.

No arrests have been announced. Lt. Paul Cicero says detectives are interviewing people in the area and will be reviewing nearby surveillance video.

The man was the city’s 19th homicide victim of the year.

 

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