Two Men Shot in New Haven

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    TK
    A 17-year-old was shot during attempted robbery on Dixwell Avenue in New Haven this morning, according to police.

    Police are searching for the people who shot two men on the streets of New Haven last night.

    According to police, the victims were walking on Daisy Street near Gem Street when they were reportedly confronted by a group of three men, at least one of whom opened fire.

    Frager Thomas, 35, was shot in the face. Police said a bullet punctured his cheek. His 21-year-old cousin, Damar Thomas, was shot in the abdomen.

    Both men received non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment, where they’re listed in stable condition, according to police.

    The shooting happened shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday. Police said they do not believe it was a robbery attempt.

    Detectives are interviewing witnesses and working to identify suspects.

    Anyone with information is urged to call New Haven police at 203-946-6304. Callers may remain anonymous.