Man found shot in chest, thigh at Hartford apartment - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Man found shot in chest, thigh at Hartford apartment

Posted: Updated:
(WFSB file photo) (WFSB file photo)

Police in Hartford said they responded to a shooting Thursday night after which they discovered that a victim had been shot in the chest and thigh.

They said someone reported to them that they heard three shots in the area of Harold Street around 10:45 p.m.

Officers found the victim, an unidentified 43-year-old man, in an apartment.

He was brought to Hartford Hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

Investigators said they found two spent .45 caliber casings, a damaged magazine. five live 9 mm rounds and a hat at the bottom of porch stairs.

Three witnesses were found in the apartment and brought in for questioning, police said.

The victim told officers that he heard a knock on the door. When he opened it, the suspect opened fire.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hartford Police Department.

Copyright 2016 WFSB (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.