Update Tuesday, Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m.
Police spokesman Lt. Praveen John says the victim's gunshot wound is not life threatening.
John said detectives have examined the shooting scene, and although officers saturated the area, the perpetrators have not been located.
Police are searching for two men wanted for shooting a man in his hand Tuesday in the area of Burritt and Lincoln avenues in South Norwalk.
Police received 911 calls at noon from residents reporting hearing three shots fired. It took several minutes before officers located the victim at the Washington Village public housing project.
The victim was transported by ambulance to Norwalk Hospital.
Numerous patrol officers and members of the Special Services unit moved into the area to look for the perpetrators.
Witnesses described them as black males, five-feet/eight-inches tall and approximately 16 to 19 years old.