Man Seriously Injured in Vernon Shooting

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A man was seriously injured in a shooting in Vernon Tuesday afternoon.

Police said they were called to the scene at an apartment complex on Terrace Drive around 4:15 p.m.

The victim had several gunshot wounds, according to police. He was taken to Rockville General Hospital where he was then airlifted by LifeStar to a Hartford-area hospital.

Police said they are searching for several suspects. They are also looking for the weapon involved.

Investigators believe the victims and suspects knew each other and that this was not a random act.

There is a heavy police presence in the area. Connecticut State Police have responded to assist.

Anyone with information is asked to call Vernon police at 860-872-9126.

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