New Britain police searching for shooting suspect

- FILE - New Britain police car (WTNH)
- FILE - New Britain police car (WTNH)

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Britain police are searching for the man they say shot another man on Wednesday night.

Police responded to 18 Farmington Avenue at 8 p.m. Wednesday for a reported shooting. The victim was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries and was reported to be in critical condition.

Thursday, officials got a search warrant for the apartment where the incident happened and identified the suspect as 25-year-old Rafael Alcaraz of New Britain. As of Thursday night, police say they are still searching for Alcaraz.

Anyone with information on the shooting or Alcaraz’s whereabouts is asked to call police at (860)826-3000 or (860)826-3141. If you see Alcaraz, police say to call them immediately and do not approach him.