Man Shot Several Times During Attempted Robbery in Hartford

A 33-year-old man was shot several times in Hartford on Tuesday morning during an attempted robbery.

Police responded to 361 Hillside Ave. in Hartford at 5:13 a.m. after receiving a 911 call reporting that gunshots had been fired and found the victim and a witness outside.

The victim had been shot several times, in the abdomen and twice in the left leg, according to police.

They told officers they were walking south on Hillside Avenue when two people approached them and demanded their money, but they refused.

One of the would-be robbers then pulled a pistol, shot the victim several times and fled, going south on Hillside Avenue.

The victim’s injuries are not life-threatening, according to police. An ambulance transported him to Hartford Hospital.

The victim and witness said they do not believe they could identify the assailants.

Police have not identified any suspects and are investigating.

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