Shooting in Hartford leaves two in hospital

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HARTFORD – Two men were found shot in the area of Hillside Avenue and Wilson Street on Saturday, May 9 around 1 a.m.

Police responded to shooting report and found the first victim shot in right side of his abdomen and the second victim shot in the right leg.

They told police they had been walking down Hillside Avenue when a black SUV stopped next to them and four black men wearing black exited the vehicle.

As the victims attempted to run away, the men shot them.  Both victimes were taken to Hartford Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are investigating the shooting, and after discovering three 9mm shell casings at the scene, are searching for the four black males in the black SUV.