East Hartford police are investigating a shooting that happened early Thursday morning.
According to police, a man was shot around 1:30 a.m. in the area of 468 Main St., outside of a Krauszer's Food Store.
Police told Channel 3 that there was a verbal argument the preceded the shooting.
A man between the ages of 25 and 35 was shot in the leg.
The victim was transported to Hartford Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Detectives responded to the scene. They continue to investigate the incident and search for the person responsible.
Channel 3 spoke with the store owner.
“Just stop what you’re doing, put yourself in a safe place," said Sky Patel, Krauszer's Food Stores. "Nowadays, there are guns, and you never know. I want to make sure they’re fine.”
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