The footage shows the victims leaving the club at about 2:10 a.m., and Hernandez’s SUV passing by them twice as they walked to a parking garage to get their car, the warrant says. The shooting wasn’t recorded by any cameras.
A third man who was shot in the car but survived, Aquilino Freire, told police an SUV pulled up next to them while they were stopped at a traffic light, and he saw someone in the SUV’s back seat laughing, the warrant says. Then, several gunshots were fired from the rear passenger seat into the car, Freire told police. Two other people in the car ran away, Freire said.
A witness in another car told investigators that he saw an SUV with Rhode Island license plates run a red light, stop next to the victims’ car and he heard six gunshots. He described the SUV driver as a light-skinned Hispanic man with short dark hair.
Another witness gave authorities the same description of the driver and said there was a passenger with hair that was either braided or had beads in it. The witness wasn’t sure if the passenger was a man or woman.
Hernandez has short dark hair, as does Bradley, according to police booking photos.
When Bradley was being detained at the Hartford Correctional Center, he was informed that all phone calls by prisoners are subject to monitoring. An announcement repeated randomly during the phone calls tells both people on the call that it is being recorded, the warrant says.
A correctional officer who was monitoring Bradley’s calls alerted Bristol police that he believed Bradley discussed details of the Boston shooting in calls to people whom police did not identify. That led police to apply for the search warrant.