Shooting at Cromwell Condo Complex

Police said the shooting was accidental.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013  |  Updated 10:57 PM EDT
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Cromwell police are trying to determine if the shooting of a man at the Fox Meadows condo complex was accidental or if there is a criminal aspect to the shooting.

Cromwell police are trying to determine if the shooting of a man at the Fox Meadows condo complex was accidental or if there is a criminal aspect to the shooting.

Police responded to the Fox Meadows condominium complex in Cromwell for a shooting Thursday afternoon.

Officers were called to the complex at Meadow Brook Road and Woodbridge Lane just before 4 p.m.

According to police, a man in his 20s was shot inside one of the condos, but left the scene by the time officers arrived. They located the victim a short time later.  The victim drove himself to the hospital, police said.

The victim was shot in upper body and sustained non-life threatening injuries, according police.

Investigators determined the shooting was accidental.

The shooter, 50 year-old Emzy Barker, was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment and unlawful discharged of a firearm. He was released on a $5, 000 bond and is due back in court February 12th.

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