Man shot in face in fight over female; suspect in custody

Officials say a suspect is in custody

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A male victim has been shot in the face during a fight over a female in Hartford, police say.

Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley says the victim, whose identity has not been released, was shot on Barbour Street Saturday morning. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital and is in critical condition.

Officials say a suspect is in custody. His identity has not been released either.

This is the second act of violence on Barbour Street in recent days. A 23-year-old man was stabbed to death during a fight inside Blue’s Package Store on Wednesday.

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