1 Dead, 1 in Critical Condition After Separate Shootings in Hartford

NBC Connecticut

One man is dead and another is in critical condition after two separate shootings in Hartford Saturday evening, police said.

Police said they are investigating a homicide in the area of 175 Enfield St.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to St. Francis Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police have identified the man killed as 30-year-old Alton Veal from Hartford.

A crime scene was located and secured, according to police.

Officials said a shooting also occurred at approximately 6 p.m. in the area of 366 Wethersfield Ave.

When officers arrived at the scene, they located a man in a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was subsequently transported to a nearby hospital for treatment where he remains in critical condition.

Police said it is unknown what led up to the shooting. Hartford Police Major Crimes and Crime Scene Divisions are investigating both shootings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 860-722-8477.

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