Hartford PD: Shooting sparked police chase through several towns

HARTFORD --  Police said a shooting led to a pursuit through several towns Tuesday.

Hartford Deputy Chief Brian Foley said the shooting occurred on Blue Hills avenue at West Euclid Street. Foley said it was a "non-fatal shooting injury to a victim well-known to police." He said crack was found at the scene of the shooting.

Foley confirmed Hartford police initiated the pursuit in Hartford which also went onto Route 2 in Glastonbury. Using CT DOT cameras, FOX 61 followed the chase from Route 2 and onto I-91 North. Cameras caught the chase going as far north as Windsor.

Wednesday morning, patrol units responded to 165 Yale Street, Hartford on a report of a car fire. When they arrived, they found a car engulfed in flames. Police say it was the same car 2002 Acura TL that was involved in the chase.

State Police K9's confirm the fire was arson. The owner of the car was interviewed by Hartford detectives.

The investigation is ongoing.

No other details have been released.