Uncasville Resident Wounded In Hartford Shooting

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio) --- Hartford Police are investigating a shooting in the city's north end.

Police were dispatched to the area of 19 Edgewood Street around 12:48 p.m. on reports of shots fired and a person struck by gunfire.

Officials say the victim had fled in a vehicle one block north to 949 Albany Avenue.

The victim was later located along with a witness. Evidence of gunfire was found at the scene of the incident, according to police.

The victim is a 33-year-old Uncasville resident who suffered a gunshot wound to the back and was taken to St. Francis Hospital in stable condition.

The Hartford Police Major Crimes Division and Crime Scene Division have taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at (860)-757-4179, or can leave a message anonymously at (860)-722-TIPS.