Windsor Police investigate parking lot shooting

A Windsor police car outside of the Windsor Senior Center (WTNH / Jason Newton)

WINDSOR and EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A parking lot shooting has left a man in the hospital and two police departments are investigating the crime.

Windsor Police responded to the 500 block of Windsor Avenue just after 1:00 p.m. Monday, for a report of gunshots in the parking lot of the Windsor Shopping Center. Prior to the officers’ arrival two cars, a white or silver sedan, and a dark-colored sedan were seen leaving the shopping center heading southbound.

In East Hartford, emergency crews responded to a gunshot victim at a restaurant. The victim told police he had been shot in Windsor. The victim was taken to Hartford Hospital. His condition is not known at this time.

East Hartford investigators collected evidence from the scene and have turned it over to Windsor Police.