Police said a 24-year-old man was shot in the leg outside this New Haven nightclub early Sunday.
Police say they received multiple reports of gunfire erupting near nightclubs in New Haven over the weekend, including one incident that left a 24-year-old man shot in the leg.
Officers responded to reports of two people shot after gunfire erupted outside the Exhibit X nightclub located on Center Street at the intersection with Orange Street early Sunday morning.
Police said Mandella Davis was shot in the leg. He was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening wound.
Officials also say a woman fleeing the area collapsed. They thought she had also been shot, but it turns out she had suffered a panic attack.
In another incident earlier this morning, not far from Exhibit X, officers say they received reports that a shot may have been fired inside the Lazy Lizard Nightclub on Crown Street near Temple Street, but conflicting reports indicated it may have just been the result of a bottle breaking.
The nightclub owner said the loud noise was the result of a champagne bottle breaking.
According to police, club-goers spilled onto Crown Street and fights broke out. Officers followed one group fleeing the scene and arrested a man outside the New Haven Hotel who they say had a pistol. Police haven't identified the man.
Police haven't clarified the exact cause of the incident.