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Police make arrest in Hartford shooting

The shooting happened Wednesday afternoon in the area of Wethersfield Avenue. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to their hip.
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HARTFORD, Conn — Police were investigating a shooting that happened in the area of Wethersfield Avenue Wednesday afternoon. 

Officers responded to the area on a ShotSpotter activation and a crime scene was found. It was learned a man was taken by private vehicle to the hospital for treatment on a gunshot wound to his hip. 

The Hartford Police Major Crimes and Crime Scene Divisions arrived on the scene and took over the investigation. 

Police arrested 31-year-old Drashawn Jones in connection with the shooting and charged him with assault in the first degree, criminal possession of a firearm, and possession of narcotics.