Hartford police investigating after man shot three times

Hartford police (file).
Hartford police (file).

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are investigating after a 25-year-old man was shot in Hartford Saturday night.

Police say officers responded to 6 Cherry Street around 10:22 p.m., after a caller reported numerous shots fired in the area. Police then found the victim, identified as Benjamin Glaston, of East Hartford, in the driveway of 51 Orange Street.

Glaston was suffering from three gunshot wounds to his lower extremities. He was taken to an area hospital via ambulance, where he is currently listed in critical but stable condition.

Police canvased the area and found four spent 9mm shell casings near 6 Cherry Street. Police also say they found evidence on the scene, as well as potential witnesses.

There has been no suspect description given at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

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