HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – A man shot early this morning in Hartford has an extensive criminal record according to Hartford Police.
The man, who is not being identified, was shot once as he sat on a front porch on Barbour Street. Police say they were alerted to the shooting by a gunshot detection system. According to police the system indicated four shots had been fired in the area of 138 Barbour Street at 12:10 a.m. followed by two 911 calls. The victim was found a 149 Barbour Street with a gunshot wound to a shoulder. He was conscious and alert and was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and released.
Hartford Police say the victim had been arrested 27 times mostly on drug charges.
No arrests have been made in this case.