Report: Hartford firefighter was shot during drug deal

(WTNH) — New information has been released concerning the shooting of a Hartford firefighter last April.

The Hartford Courant reports a warrant says 32-year-old Jimmy Ngo was shot in Rocky Hill during a drug deal.

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Ngo says he and Jesus Perez were going to sell drugs to a third person. Perez allegedly shot him before the buyer showed up.

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Police think he stole the drugs and Ngo’s car.

Perez says the buyer shot Ngo. Ngo is still recovering.