Police Investigate 2 Shootings in Same Hartford Neighborhood

NBC Connecticut

Hartford Police are investigating two separate shootings Wednesday afternoon.

At around 3:00 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 160 Nelson Street.

Police found one gunshot victim at the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital and he remains in critical condition.

Over an hour later, police were called to a second location on Barbour Street for another reported shooting. The gunfire was near where the Nelson Street shooting took place, according to police.

A man in his 40s was shot and taken to the hospital, where he remains in stable condition, according to authorities.

Police don't believe the two shootings are connected.

No additional information was immediately available. The shootings are under investigation.

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

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