Person Shot in Hartford

One person was shot in a parking lot on Wethersfield Avenue in Hartford Wednesday afternoon.

Police said officers were called to the area of Jefferson and Hudson streets around 2 p.m. for a report of a person shot. There they found the victim suffering gunshot wounds to his chest and leg. He was taken to Hartford Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

Investigators found a crime scene in the rear parking lot of 25/27 Wethersfield Avenue.

The Major Crimes Division is investigating.

No suspect description was immediately available. Anyone with information should contact Hartford police.

No other details were immediately available.

Editor's note: Police initially responded to the area of Jefferson and Hudson streets where they found the victim, but determined the crime scene on Wethersfield Avenue. The story above has been updated.

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