Homeowner shoots armed man in his driveway

Hartford police (file).

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– It was a scary situation for a Hartford man after police say a man with a gun confronted him in front of his own home.  But that homeowner had a gun too and used it.

Police say he was trying to pull into his Newbury Street driveway around 2:30 Saturday morning and people were blocking it.  Words were exchanged and one of the suspects pulled out a gun.

The homeowner then reached for his gun and shot that suspect in the torso.The suspect is recovering from non-life threatening injuries.

The homeowner is not being charged but the suspects have been.

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