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Bristol Police investigate BB Gun assault

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Another victim of BB gun violence was struck in the area of 200 Blakeslee St. (WFSB) Another victim of BB gun violence was struck in the area of 200 Blakeslee St. (WFSB)

Police are investigating another shooting involving a BB Gun in Bristol on Monday night. 

According to police, a 42-year-old man reported being shot multiple times while smoking a cigarette outside of his residence at 200 Blakeslee St., which is Huntington Woods Condos, around 9 p.m. 

Earlier this year, a similar attack occurred at the same address in Bristol. 

The victim told police he was approached by another unidentified man, who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. The man pulled a gun out and shot at the 42-year-old man several times in the head and chest. The victim then ran back inside Huntington Woods Condos after the shooting, police said. 

Officers responded to the shooting and searched the area, but no suspect was located by police. 

The victim was treated and his wounds were found to be non-penetrating, most likely from a BB gun. 

"It is a little nerve racking because I do take my son outside sometimes. Usually, if anything does happen, usually it's at night, so we're not outside, but at the same time you never know," said Gabrielle Golden, who is a resident.

Monday's incident marks the city's third incident. At least two men were shot back in January and February. One of them was just outside the same complex while the other outside the Veterans Hall on Riverside Avenue.

Parents told Eyewitness News it's unnerving, especially since the attack appears to be random.

"I feel safe majority of the time," Francisco Camacho, who lives in Huntington Woods Condos, said. "But for a second time there being a BB gun shooting, it kind of brings out some fears of what could happen to myself or my family."

Police have not made a connection between the shootings.

A spokesperson for the complex said they are working with police and will take any steps they can to prevent this from happening again.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Bristol Police Department at 860-584-3011. 

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