PD: 1 shot in buttocks in Hartford - WFSB 3 Connecticut

PD: 1 shot in buttocks in Hartford

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A man was shot in Hartford on Monday morning. (WFSB) A man was shot in Hartford on Monday morning. (WFSB)

The Hartford Police Department is investigating after one person was shot in the buttocks in the north end of the capitol city on Monday morning. 

The shooting was reported at 131 Martin St. around 11:15 a.m. Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound on the first floor of the building. 

The victim told police that he was outside the Martin Street address when he heard gunfire. While running for cover, the victim claimed that he was hit by the gunfire and fell to the floor. 

Police said the victim suffered "non-life threatening" injuries and he was rushed to St. Francis Hospital for treatment. 

The victim, whose name and age were not released by police, told police he did not see the suspect before the shooting. 

A passerby told police that they heard three to four shots and spotted a "newer model silver vehicle" speeding away from the area.

Officers canvassing the area located four .40 caliber shell casings in the road while two other projectiles were located in the first floor hallway.  

The incident is under investigation by the Hartford Police Department Major Crimes Unit and Shooting Taskforce. Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 860-757-4000 or by clicking here

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