Shopper Shot Outside West Hartford BJ's

West Hartford Police are searching for two suspects after a man was shot in the parking lot of BJ's Wholesale Club Thursday night.

The victim, 26, was wounded while he walked out of the New Park Avenue store with his girlfriend and their child. Two men drove up to the store entrance, according to police. One man shot the victim with a rifle, and both drove away in a blue Toyota pickup truck.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was initially listed in stable condition.

The victim and his girlfriend told police they were shopping, and did not know the gunman.

Police roped off the area for several hours to gather evidence. 

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