19-Year-Old Critically Injured in Hartford Shooting

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Hartford police say a 19-year-old woman was critically injured in a shooting Wednesday night.

Investigators said it happened in the area of 88 Ward St. around 8 p.m. The victim, who has not been publicly identified, was taken to Hartford Hospital with gunshot wounds.

The Major Crimes and Crime Scene Divisions are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the Hartford Police Department Tip Line at 860-722-TIPS (8477).

The shooting comes less than 24 hours after a deadly shooting that led to a brief car chase in the city early Wednesday morning. One person was killed and a suspect has been charged in that case.

More information was not immediately available.

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