- Associated Press - Friday, July 28, 2017

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Police say the shooting of a 5-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man in East Hartford was a drive-by shooting and authorities continue searching for suspects.

Police on Friday identified the man as Michael Atkinson, of Windsor. The boy’s name has not been released. Officials say both victims are in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries at local hospitals.

The two were shot Thursday afternoon outside a home on Great Hill Road. Police have not disclosed a motive.

Authorities say they’re searching for a light blue or gray BMW sedan with tinted windows and minor passenger-side, front-end damage. Police released a photo of the car taken by a surveillance camera.

Police Chief Scott Sansom called the shooting unacceptable and said officers are pursuing every lead.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide