Police: Man injured in shooting in Hartford's Upper Albany neighborhood

A file photo of a Hartford, Conn., police cruiser. Three people went to the hospital just after midnight after they were reportedly stabbed in a fight near Franklin Avenue and Redding Street in Hartford.

A file photo of a Hartford, Conn., police cruiser. Three people went to the hospital just after midnight after they were reportedly stabbed in a fight near Franklin Avenue and Redding Street in Hartford.

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HARTFORD — A man was shot and injured Thursday in Hartford’s Upper Albany neighborhood, police said. 

Officers with the Hartford Police Department responded shortly before 1:45 p.m. to the area of 700 Albany Avenue after receiving an alert from a ShotSpotter, a device that detects the sound of gunshots, according to Lt. Aaron Boisvert. 

Boisvert said the responding officers located a man in his 20s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He said the victim was alert and conscious when officers arrived and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. 

The Hartford Police Major Crimes and Crime Scene Division has assumed the investigation. No arrests have been announced in connection with the shooting. 

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