Shooting Victim Spots Suspected Assailant in Court

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013  |  Updated 12:27 PM EDT
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Shooting Victim Spots Suspected Assailant in Court

Sharmont Wright was arrested in court on Tuesday.

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A New Haven man who was in court to support a murder suspect was arrested when the victim of an unrelated shooting pointed him out as the shooter. 

Shamont Wright, who also goes by Gordon, was in court on Tuesday morning to support Milton Daniels Jr., 20,  who is accused of  shooting and killing Abdul Ghani El-Rawas during a robbery last month at Orchard Market, according to police.

At 10:30 AM, the victim of a home invasion and shooting on Elm Street in New Haven on Jan. 11 pointed Wright out to a state marshal and identified him as the man who shot him in the calf during the home invasion and pistol-whipping him in the forehead, according to police.

Police apprehended Wright, 21.
 

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