Gas Station Owners Fight Off Robbers in Hartford

Shots were fired

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    NBC Connecticut/Ilana Gold
    Hartford police are searching for two men who tried to rob a Gulf gas station at 634 Wethersfield Avenue in Hartford on Thursday.

    The owners of a gas station in Hartford fought off two masked robbers with guns who tried to rob the station Thursday afternoon.

    Shots were fired during the altercation at the Gulf station at 634 Wethersfield Avenue around 3 p.m., according to police. The men ran off, but it is unclear if they were able to steal anything from the gas station.

    Police were using dogs to search for the two men in the area of Ledyard Street.

    One of the two station owners received a cut during the incident, but was not seriously injured, police said.

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