One dead in a shooting at Orange tire shop

Daniela Altimari, Hartford Courant

Police are investigating a fatal shooting at the Town Fair Tire shop in Orange Saturday morning.

Police responded to the tire store at 63 Boston Post Road at 8:50 a.m. on a report of gunshots fired and one person on the ground.

Responding officers found a man in one of the service bays with multiple gunshot wounds, police said. He was pronounced dead by medical personnel.

Police have not identified the man.

On the department’s Facebook page, Orange police said “the gunman fled the scene but has been identified. Investigators are pursuing leads. More information will follow when appropriate.”