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Hartford police investigating early morning shooting

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Police in Hartford are investigating after a person was shot early Saturday morning.

The shooting occurred along Franklin Avenue near the intersection of Elliott Street shortly before 4:30 a.m.

Hartford police said when they arrived they found a man in the backyard of a home on Franklin Avenue.  Police said he had been shot twice in the back.

The victim, who has been identified by police as 33 year old Francisco Alvarado of Bloomfield, was taken to Hartford Hospital for treatment.  He has been listed in stable condition, according to police.

Police said Alvarado is not cooperating and would not offer any details to officers.  A witness from a home nearby reported seeing a person fleeing on Elliott Street towards Wethersfield Avenue on foot, but police were unable to locate any suspects.

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