Police investigate after woman shot, man stabbed in Hartford

Hartford police (file).

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Hartford Police are investigating after a woman was grazed by a bullet and a man was stabbed on Wednesday night.

Police say at around 9:05 p.m., officers were alerted to shots fired at 451 Garden Street. After canvassing the area, several shell casings, projectiles, two damaged dumpsters and one damaged vehicle were found.

At 9:19 p.m., officers then responded to St. Francis Hospital for two gunshot victims arriving by personal vehicle.

One victim was a 25-year-old Hartford woman who had a minor graze wound to her head. The other victim was a 35-year-old Hartford man who had stab wounds in the buttocks and right arm. Neither were identified by police.

The woman was treated and released from the hospital. However, police say she had an outstanding warrant for assault on emergency persons so she was taken into custody.

The man remains in stable condition at this time.

The incident remains under investigation by Hartford’s Major Crimes Division.

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