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Edgewood Street closed, evacuations underway after shots fired; Hartford PD investigating

There are no victims at this time, police said. However, gunfire ruptured a gas meter, which led to partial evacuations.

HARTFORD, Conn. — Police are investigating Friday night after shots were fired in the city's North End.

Officials responded to a scene in the area of 74 Edgewood Street. They say no one was hit by the gunfire, but a shot did rupture a gas meter. That led to some evacuations in the immediate area, and the closure of Edgewood Street between Homestead Avenue and Albany Avenue. 

Police said a car was seen fleeing the area.