Hartford PD investigating after 16-year-old girl shot in car on Park Street, reports of related crash


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford Police are investigating a shooting on Park Street that left a teen injured and may have caused a car crash Monday afternoon.

At about 3:14 p.m., Hartford Police were dispatched to an area hospital for a report of a gunshot wound victim. It was later determined the victim was a 16-year-old girl and she had been shot while in a car near 1611 Park Street.

The car the victim was in fled from the gunfire and then was involved in a crash on Hazel Street.

The teen was brought to the hospital by a private vehicle. She is currently recovering there.

The Hartford Police Major Crimes and Crimes Scene Divisions responded and assumed the investigation.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. Anyone with any information is asked to call the HPD Tip Line at 860-722-TIPS (8477).

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