On 5/26/2015 at 0023 hours, a victim of gunfire walked into Hartford Hospital with a single non-life threatening gunshot wound to the right wrist/forearm area. Victim was positively identified as Rascell Leggett , born in 1986 of 160 Homestead Avenue in Hartford. Case is documented under HPD Case 15-15769. Leggett has a history of arrests to include firearms and drugs with HPD.
Leggett stated he was walking north on Seymour Street near Park Street when a red, possibly a Ford Focus or Ford Fusion with NY plates pulled up to him, and after an exchange of words, the passenger fired three shots at him striking him in the wrist. There was no shot spotter activation to confirm Leggett’s accounts. Leggett refused to cooperate any further.
However, Shot spotter activation was confirmed at 101 Atwood Street around the same time Leggett reported he was shot. Leggett is known to frequent the area around Atwood Street and it is likely that he was shot on Atwood Street and not Seymour Street. Two shell casings were recovered on Atwood Street, a 45 and a 38 caliber shell casing. There were no witnesses or suspects identified and due to the lack of cooperation from the listed victim, this case will be forwarded to the Shooting Task Force for follow up.
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