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Police seize firearms, locate drug factory after shots fired in Hartford

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The following items were seized by police during the arrest of Felix Tosado. (Hartford Police Department) The following items were seized by police during the arrest of Felix Tosado. (Hartford Police Department)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

After shots were fired in Hartford on Thursday night, police were able seize multiple firearms, discover a drug factory and make an arrest. 

Officers were alerted by ShotSpotter to seven gunshots fired near 146 Mather St. around 10:30 p.m. Upon arrival, officers searched the area and located four spent .32 caliber shell casings in the driveway at that address.

Detectives working on the investigation were able to obtain surveillance footage of the incident. Members of the Hartford Police Department Shooting Task Force recognized the shooting suspect as Felix Tosado from past interaction with him.

Tosado was located at an apartment at 68 Pliny St. where police seized the firearm used during the shots fired incident, which was a Beretta Tomcat .32 caliber handgun containing seven .32 caliber live rounds.

As police continued to investigate the incident, they said they recovered a second firearm, ammunition and narcotics while also discovering a drug factory.

Police were also able to seize the following items:

  • Clothing worn during the shooting
  • 1 Colt Task Force Corsair .45 caliber 1911 handgun containing seven live .45 caliber rounds
  • 149 .22 caliber live rounds
  • 51 Federal .38 special live rounds
  • 33 .32 caliber auto ww live rounds
  • 1 Crossman 2100 classic .177 caliber pellet/BB repeater
  • 48 grams of crack cocaine packaged for street level sales
  • Various narcotics packaging/processing materials.

Tosado, who is a "convicted felon with an extensive criminal arrest history who is currently on supervised probation," was charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm, carrying a pistol with out a permit, possession narcotics, possession with intent to sell narcotics, possession with intent to sell narcotics 1500 ft school and drug factory. 

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