HARTFORD COUNTY, CT. (THECOUNT) — Jayla Heaven, of Hartford, Connecticut, has been identified as the victim in a Monday fatal double-shooting in Hartford County.

“Jay” Heaven, 22, was killed in a double-shooting at a house party in Hartford early Monday morning.


According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired at a large gathering on Shultas Place in Hartford. When they arrived, two individuals were found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds around 2 a.m. Monday.

Heaven was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

The second victim, a man in his twenties, was transported by private vehicle to an area hospital. He suffered what are believed to be a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Hartford County is a county located in the north central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. According to the 2010 census, the population was 894,014, making it the second-most populous county in Connecticut. In 2019, its population declined to an estimated 891,720 – Wikipedia.