Police Investigate Shooting That Wounded 49-Year-Old Man in New Haven

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    Bottom Right: Luis Grajales-Gonzalez of New Haven.

    New Haven police have arrested a man suspected of shooting his 49-year-old neighbor during a dispute early Saturday, police said.

    Police found Luis Grajales-Gonzalez, 39,  of 52 Wilson Street and 13C Station Court, in New Haven, in the basement of his apartment with the .22 caliber semi-automatic gun used in the shooting. Officers seized the weapon and arrested him just after 10 a.m. on Saturday.

    New Haven police responded to 8A Station Court in the Church Street South Public Housing complex in New Haven at about midnight on Saturday after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting incident.

    Officers found Luis Perez, 49, of New Haven, suffering a gunshot wound to his left clavicle, police said.

    Perez was shot after a fight stemming from a neighborhood dispute, according to preliminary accounts from witnesses to police.

    An ambulance transported him to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment and he was listed in serious condition on Saturday morning, police said.

    He has been charged with assault in the first degree, reckless endangerment in the first degree, unlawful discharge of a firearm, risk of injury to a minor and carrying a pistol without a permit.

    The victim remains in serious but stable condition at the hospital.

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