Man Shot on Babcock Street in Hartford

A 24-year-old Hartford man was shot on Babcock Street in Hartford on Thursday night and police are looking for the shooter.

The victim told police he was standing on the second-floor porch of 175 Babcock Street around 9:15 p.m. when someone shot him from the street, hitting his right buttocks and left leg.

A witness who was inside the apartment dragged the victim back inside and the shooter fled north on Babcock Street, the victim said.

The injuries sustained are not life-threatening and the victim was transported to Hartford Hospital to be treated.

He could not identify the shooter and is not cooperative with officers, police said.
Investigators recovered seven .9 millimeter shell casings form the scene and found a “projectile” behind the exterior porch door.

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