A 29-year-old Hartford man who brandished a gun at Sedgwick Middle School was arrested Wednesday.
By Ronni Newton
The West Hartford Police Department investigation of a March 29 incident – where a suspect brandished a gun after a fight that broke out at the end of open-gym basketball event at Sedgwick Middle School – has led to the arrest of a Hartford man.
Police had released several surveillance photos following the incident, which occurred just before 9:30 p.m., and said Wednesday that in conjunction with the Hartford Police Department Capital City Command Center (C4), the suspect was identified as Tyre Jaquan Pinder, 29, of Hartford.
After obtaining a warrant, West Hartford Police took Pinder into custody Wednesday without incident. He has been charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds, first-degree reckless endangerment, third-degree assault, and second-degree breach of peace.
Pinder is being held on court-set $75,000 bond and will be arraigned at GA #14 in Hartford, police said.
Anyone who may have additional information related to the investigation is asked to contact the West Hartford Police Department at 860-523-5203, or via the anonymous tip line 860-570-8969, or by email at [email protected].
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