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Hartford police arrest 5 people after police pursuit ending in Manchester

The pursuit started after a police vehicle heard shots fired coming from a stolen vehicle.
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HARTFORD, Conn. — Five people have been arrested after a police pursuit that began in Hartford and ended in Manchester Thursday evening. 

Hartford police said at 5:55 pm., Hartford police detectives in the area of Broad Street heard shots fired. The detectives saw the shots were coming from a white Honda Passport which was later found to be stolen out of Meriden. The detectives followed the Passport and it went onto I-84 West. 

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Several other units responded and tried to stop the Passport but the driver refused to stop and a pursuit began. The Passport went down I-84 into Farmington then exited and re-entered on I-84 East. The pursuit continued into Manchester where the Passport stopped, according to police.  

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After a foot chase with police, 5 individuals were taken into custody. Nobody was injured. 

During the pursuit, a gunshot victim, a female in her 30s, arrived at an area hospital for treatment but her injury is believed to be non-life-threatening.

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The area of Elm St. from Hall St. to Pine St. is currently closed due to the large police presence from the investigation.  


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