Man Wounded In New Haven Shooting

John Silva
June 01, 2019 - 8:45 am

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(New Haven, Conn./WTIC) - An early morning shooting in New Haven has landed one victim in the hospital and has police looking for suspects.

They say just after 2:00 a.m., ShotSpotter alerted officers to an area of Edgewoood Avenue near Hotchkiss Street.

Shortly thereafter, police say, a 26-year-old male victim was brought to Yale New Haven Hospital with a gunshot wound to the lower back.

He is in stable condition.  

On another front, police say there were two crime scenes.  

They say the vehicle used to transport the victim was also hit by gunfire.

Investigators say he was likely shot while sitting in the parked car.