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    Hartford Police Investigate 2 Shootings in an Hour
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    Hartford Police are investigating two separate shootings that happened within about an hour of each other on Monday night.

    Officers said the first shooting happened at 6:59 p.m. on Pliny Street.

    According to police, a 17-year-old was transported by a private vehicle to Connecticut Children's Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The teenager is currently in stable condition.

    Detectives are currently investigating that shooting.

    Approximately an hour later, around 8 p.m., officers responded to St. Francis Hospital after getting a report of a gunshot victim being transported there by a private vehicle.

    Investigators determined the shooting happened on Wethersfield Avenue.

    Officials said a 23-year-old man suffered a non life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper arm and was in stable condition. He was expected to be discharged on Monday night.

    Police said the 23-year-old man had two outstanding warrants and was taken into custody after treatment.

    Officers have determined the two shootings are not related.