Waterbury police arrested a 17-year-old boy Friday in a double shooting investigation and are looking for another teenage boy suspected in the incident and possibly another drug-related shooting last week, police said.
Two Waterbury men were wounded with gunshots during a dispute at the intersection of Grandview and Bunker Hill avenues between people who knew each other, according to police. One of the men, a 21-year-old, was shot in the buttocks, and the other, 26, was shot in the elbow on March 14, police said.
Both men were injured, but are expected to survive, police said.
A silver Acura, later identified as a stolen vehicle, and black Mazda were seen in the area at the time of the shooting, police said.
Police aren't releasing the identity of the 17-year-old suspect because he's under 18, according to police. During a search of the home where police apprehended the teenage boy, officers found heroin and some evidence connected to the shooting, police confirmed.
Investigators believe another teenager, also 17, fired the shots that hit the two men and that the individual is tied to a separate shooting involving a bullet hitting a car on Colonial Avenue the next day, according to police. The victim told police someone shot at him in his car during a road rage incident, but police discovered that the shooting that transpired stemmed from a drug-related disagreement.