Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra celebrated his first 100 days in office with a press conference.
Segarra had a lot of good news to report – including a $13 million dollar federal schools grant that Segarra hopes will increase high school graduation rates.
Segarra also said that serious crime in the city is down — and it is. As of September, the city’s murder rate dropped 33 percent year to date.
But what he didn’t say was that the number of shooting incidents has gone up – by five percent. So has the number of shooting victims – by eight percent. Read more here.