Newington man arrested after shots fired during drug deal

WEST HARTFORD -- West Hartford police say they've arrested a Newington man after they say he shot a person during a drug deal.

Saturday evening, around 6 p.m., UConn Police in Farmington reported a gunshot victim was in the UConn Emergency Room. The victim was claiming to have been shot at Cornerstone Drive near Brookmoor Road in West Hartford.

West Hartford police learned the victim had gone to the area to sell drugs to someone they knew. During the transaction, the victim was shot. The victim had non-life threatening injurie sand is currently recovering in the hospital.

During the investigation, they searched a home at 1195 New Britain Avenue in West Hartford on Sunday. They found 18-year-old Shawn Moura, of Homecrest Street in Newington. He was arrested and charged with robber, and conspiracy to commit robbery. He was held on a $75,000 bond.

A male juvenile was also arrested at the home on New Britain Avenue in connection with the shooting. He was charged with carrying a gun without a permit, robbery, assault, and illegal discharge of a firearm. He was held on a $250,000 bond, and brought to juvenile detention in Hartford.

In addition, drugs and weapons were found at the New Britain Avenue home.

The investigation is still ongoing, and police say more charges may be filed.