Bristol Police Investigate Shooting

Police are investigating after a man was found shot in the hip in Bristol after he had called to report he was lying near the railroad tracks suffering from a gunshot wound, police said.

Police responded to the area of Center Street after the man called at about 12:51 a.m. to say he'd been shot there. He told dispatchers he was lying by the train tracks off Center Street.

Officers found Travis Hapgood, 20, walking on Center Street near Summer street. He had what looked to be a small caliber gunshot wound to his right hip.

Bristol EMS responded and transported Hapgood to St. Francis Hospital in Hartford.

He was last listed in stable condition and will need surgery.

The motive for the shooting is unknown and police said the victim hasn't been cooperative with providing them with information.

The Bristol Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division is investigating.

No suspects have been identified at this time.

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