Major Crimes Investigating Shooting in Hartford

Major crimes is investigating after a victim was shot in Hartford on Wednesday night. 

Police responded to Coolidge Street just before 11:30 p.m. to investigate the shooting and the victim said had been driving home when a dark sedan pulled in front of him at Brookfield and Saybrooke streets and two men got out of it and pulled him from his car, police said.

The assailants pointed a pistol at the victim, demanded money and took $300 in cash from him, police said. 

During the assault, the victim tried to wrestle the pistol from one of the suspects and the gun went off, shooting him in the abdomen, according to police.

An ambulance responded to the scene and brought the victim to Hartford Hospital. The victim's injuries are not life-threatening.

Police said the victim could not identify the people who attacked him.

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